New Delhi: In the world of cybercrime, thugs keep adopting new ways of cheating every day. They use new tricks to cheat people by taking money. Now people are being cheated on the pretext of increasing the credit card limit. In Palwal city of Haryana, Rs 1.10 lakh has been deducted from a person’s account on the pretext of increasing the credit card limit.
According to the information received from the police, Deepak, a resident of Palwal, received a phone call in which Deepak was told that his credit card limit is expiring, he can increase this limit. And in fact Deepak’s credit card limit was running out, he had done shopping for about Rs 50,000 in the past. Deepak asked to increase the limit. The caller said that an OTP will come on his phone number and share it.
Deepak got into the words of that thug and went on doing accordingly and during this time Rs 1.10 lakh was deducted from his bank account three times. By the time Deepak understood something, his bank account was empty. Deepak’s case has been registered under cybercrime from the police.
In recent times, it has been seen that people click on links and messages on WhatsApp without thinking. Unintentionally opening an unknown link can be fatal. At the same time, avoid downloading new apps. Don’t click on links with too many offers or expensive gifts.
The government is spreading awareness about cybercrime. The Ministry of Home Affairs has also created an app called Cyber Dost. The government alerts about all kinds of new dangers. The government has alerted people about OTP fraud. The government says that OTP can also be stolen by call.
first published:Jan. 15, 2022, 2:15 p.m.