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Online Fraud: Man loses Rs 4 lakh to Fake customer of food delivery platform

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Online Fraud: Man loses Rs 4 lakh to Fake customer of food delivery platform

A man become the victim fraud in Lucknow when he was trying to cancel an order. On Wednesday, a man from Virat Khand, Gomtinagar ordered food from an online food delivery app. Not satisfied with the quality of the food, the man decided to contact customer care.

The aggrieved man, whose name has been changed to Aman, reportedly searched for the customer care number on the internet. He did the most common mistake of calling that number.

According to the Times Now News, The man posing the customer care executive asked Aman to install an application into this saving bank account. Aaman followed the instruction and entered the details of his bank account in the app.

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As soon as he did this, Aman received a one-time password on his phone. The Customer care executive then asked Aman to type the OTP to get the refund. Aman followed and within minutes, Rs 4 lakh was withdrawn from his account.

According to the police, the accused had asked Aman to download an app that allowed him to remotely access his phone number. After accessing Aman’s phone, the accused conveniently swindled Rs 4 lakh from his bank account. Amit Kumar Dubey, SHO, Gomtinagar said We are taking the help pf cyber cell to trace the miscreant.

A similar incident came to light from Mumbai in October this year were an IIT Mumbai students were duped of Rs 27,000 by a fake customer care executive. The victim was identified as Seecha Vajpayee. He had ordered a pizza to her student quarters in Powai from an online food delivery platform.

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