Mumbai: Lawyer loses Rs 1.eight lakh to on-line card fraud | Mumbai Information

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Mumbai: Lawyer loses Rs 1.8 lakh to online card fraud | Mumbai News

MUMBAI: A 33-year-old lawyer from Jogeshwari (W) became the youngest victim of online bank card fraud when he lost 1.8 lakh in 10 minutes two days ago. It happened seconds after he received a phone call from a “telecaller” from a nationalized bank asking him to update his details while the bank was upgrading customers, Oshiwara police said.
One case was recorded on November 29th after the victim lost money when 14 fraudulent transactions were carried out. “We looked at the bank for details to track the money trail and IP address to keep track of the account details where the money was deposited from the victim’s account. The bank was instructed to identify the account that the money was in was credited to freeze, “said an official.