Pradeep Pattanayak

During this election season, if you are receiving calls asking you to provide details to get your Voter Identity Card updated, beware! You might be a soft target of cyber fraudsters who are using this new method to dupe you. 

As per reports, cyber fraudsters are calling people to get their Voter ID card details updated online. Unfortunately, if anyone rises to the bait, their bank accounts are being emptied. 

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Going to save people from being caught in the net of these fraudsters, the Commissionerate Police has urged people to remain aware. 

Bhubaneswar DCP Prateek Singh has released a video message to sensitise people against these fraudsters and their latest trick. 

“Fraudsters are calling people to get their voter identity card details updated online. For this, they are charging fees. People are also getting messages informing them that a political party wants to recharge their pack and asking them to click a link provided. But, you should verify such calls and messages before acting on them,” said DCP Singh.