TV Recharge Fraud where One Lost 2.99 Lakhs While Recharging For 1499 Only in Bihar
Be Careful While Recharging Your TV, One Lost ₹2.99 Lakhs While Recharging For ₹1,499 Only.
With the development of technology across the country, cases of cybercrime are also increasing rapidly. The latest case has come to light from Barauni village of Rajoun block of Banka district of Bihar.
Here the fraud took place during the recharge of the TV through internet banking. Rajaun police station has registered a case after the fraud. The matter is being investigated with the help of the Indian Cyber Cell.
The victim has been identified as Ritesh Kumar Singh. He says that the cyber thug gang hacked his mobile after sending a link to his mobile and getting him to download the app. Soon after this, a total of ₹2,99,733/- was transferred from two different bank accounts.
After this fraud, Ritesh Singh lodged a written complaint at Rajoun police station. The victim said that on December 17, at around 8 pm, he was recharging his TV worth ₹1499 with the help of the Prime Video app.
During this period, money was deducted from his bank account and was not recharged. After this he got a call and the caller told him that he was from Prime Video. Its recharge could not be done due to a network problem.
After downloading the link sent to the mobile number to recover the deducted money, he was asked to check by entering his account number. After this, a call came again and he was told that the money was not going into his bank account.
Enter some other account number and check the balance. As soon as Ritesh Kumar Singh did this, his mobile got hacked. After this, ₹2 lakh was deducted from his HDFC bank account, and ₹99,733/- was deducted from his ICICI bank account. Further, he filed a case of fraud. The case is being investigated with the help of a cyber cell of police.
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