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Cyber fraud
Delhi Police Arrests Odisha Youth For Cyber Fraud

Pritam Kar, 30, used to provide SIM cards to the cyber criminals outside the State and earned huge amounts

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Cyber Fraudsters On Prowl In Cuttack, Bhubaneswar: Police Commissioner’s Appeal

Cyber fraudsters are targeting senior citizens in Bhubaneswar.

Cyber Fraud
Hyderabad Police Arrests Five Cyber Criminals From Bhubaneswar

The fraudsters allegedly looted Rs 15 lakh from two accounts in a fraudulent manner, police said.

Cyber Fraud
Odisha: Lady Teacher In Bhubaneswar Duped By Cyber Fraudsters On Pretext Of KYC Update

A female teacher in Bhubaneswar has allegedly been duped of Rs 60,000 by cyber fraudsters on the pretext of updating her KYC (Know Your Customer). The female has filed a complaint with the cyber cell in this regard.

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Cyber Criminals On Rampage In Odisha, Defraud Over Rs 1.53 Crore In June

Covid-induced lockdown and the increase in online transactions are believed to be the reasons behind the rise in cyber frauds in Odisha

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Stock Market Scam: Cyber Cell Helps Odisha Youth Get Back Rs 4.30 Lakh 

A youth in Odisha got back Rs 4.30 lakh  which he lost to online fraud due to the prompt action of Bhubaneswar cyber cell help desk.

1 In 2 Indian Adults Fell Prey To Hacking In Last 12 Months

New Delhi: More than one in two Indian adults (59 per cent) experienced cybercrime in the last 12 months, as seven in 10 Indian adults (among those surveyed) believed that…

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Centre Warns Banks To Strengthen Security To Tackle MiTM Attacks On ATMs

New Delhi: In view of increasing incidents of Man in the Middle (MiTM) attacks on ATMs, all banks have been asked to enhance their safety norms for ATMs through end-to-end…

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Wanted To Sell Cow, Odisha Youth Duped Of Rs 1 Lakh By Cyber Fraudster

Bhubaneswar: A youth in Bhubaneswar was allegedly duped of Rs 1 lakh by a cyber fraudster while trying to sell his cow online. The complainant, Debasis Sahu had put up an advertisement on the online marketplace app when the scamster posing as a potential buyer duped him. As per reports, Sahu had put up the […]

Cyber Fraud: Rs 27,000 Emptied From Retired Odisha Officer's SBI Account
Cyber Fraud: Rs 27,000 Emptied From Retired Odisha Officer's SBI Account

Jagatsinghpur: Beware! You may lose your hard-earned money even without sharing bank account details and other credentials to anyone. A retired employee of the National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) in Jagatsinghpur became the latest victim of cyber fraud in the State by losing Rs 27,000 from his SBI account to fraudsters. The victim, Debabrat Sahu […]

Google Pay Users In India Can Delete Transaction History
Google Pay Users In India Can Delete Transaction History

New Delhi: In a fresh bid to secure Google Pay users in India, the company on Thursday announced more choices and controls to manage transaction data on the digital payments platform. The users can now view and delete individual transactions and activity records that they don’t want used to personalise their Google Pay experience, by […]

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Cyber Fraud: Commissionerate Police Helps Victims Get Back Rs 1.3 Lakh Lost To Fraudsters

Bhubaneswar: The cyber crime help desk of the Commissionerate Police has successfully recovered Rs 1.3 lakh which was swindled by fraudsters from the bank accounts of two persons in Bhubaneswar. As per reports, the fraudsters had withdrawn Rs 70,090 from the bank accounts of one Debashish Mallick, who works as a supplier of various goods. […]

Woman Loses Rs 1.69 Lakh To 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' Fraud In Odisha

Jharsuguda: Have you received a call or text message claiming that you have won lottery in Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC)? If yes, then don’t just jump to a conclusion that you have hit the jackpot because it might be a trap. A woman from Jharsuguda district of the State fell for a fake KBC lottery […]

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Odisha: Cyber Fraud Victim Gets Money Back Due To Prompt Police Action

Bhubaneswar: A man who lost Rs 3.17 lakh to online fraudsters has got his money back due to timely action by the cyber cell officials of Commissionerate police. Basant Chhatar, a resident of Angul had paid Rs 3.17 lakh in 30 transactions to fraudsters who had made fake promise to install mobile tower on his […]

Odisha: Fake Army Jawan Takes Royal Enfield Seller For A Ride, Dupes Rs 1.21 Lakh
Odisha: Fake Army Jawan Takes Royal Enfield Seller For A Ride, Dupes Rs 1.21 Lakh

Nuapada: Notwithstanding the precautions adopted by individuals to stay safe from cyber frauds, the scamsters are seemingly remaining one step ahead. A youth from Komna area of Nuapada district became the latest victim of the fraudster while trying to sell his bike online and lost Rs 1.21 lakh. The youth, identified as Shahrukh Khan, lodged […]

Cyber Fraud: Doctor Loses Over Rs 77 Lakh To Online Scamster In Odisha
Cyber Fraud: Doctor Loses Over Rs 77 Lakh To Online Scamster In Odisha

Cuttack: There seems to be no let-up in the cyber fraud with a doctor from the Silver City of Cuttack becoming the latest victim of the scamster. The doctor, Sanatan Mohanty, a native of CDA Sector-7, lost over Rs 77 lakh to the fraudsters who cheated him on the pretext of activating his mobile SIM […]

ATM Fraud: 5 UP Criminals Arrested By Odisha Police For 'TRF Attack', 158 ATM Cards Seized

Balasore: With the help of district cyber cell, the Balasore Industrial Area Police Sunday night managed to arrest five cyber-criminals and ATM fraudsters, all natives of Uttar Pradesh, who had come to Odisha to loot cash through illegal transactions at the automated teller machine (ATM) kiosks. Reports suggest that these cyber-criminals used an advanced ATM […]

Beware! Indian Railways Warns Train Passengers About Online Ticket Refund Fraud

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Railways on Thursday warned train passengers to remain alert as cyber fraudsters are targeting people on the pretext of online ticket refunds. In a tweet, the Indian Railways advised its customers, rail users and passengers not to disclose their banking information or any personal details to anybody. The Railways has asked passengers […]

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Scamster Held For Swindling Rs 1.34 Cr From Minority Affairs Ministry

Jammu:  The J&K Police Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested a West Bengal resident on charge of swindling Rs 1.34 crore from the Ministry of Minority Affairs. “A team headed by a Deputy Superintendent of Police proceeded to West Bengal and arrested accused Selim Sekh of Tinsatabighi Berabad village in Malda district, who was wanted in […]

Cyber Fraud: Odisha Man Loses Rs 1.4 Lakh Through Fake Facebook Advertisement

Bhubaneswar: Next time you go through any advertisement on social media platform Facebook on attractive offers regarding any sale and purchase of articles, make sure you do not get trapped in the net of a cyber criminal. A man lost Rs 1.4 lakh to cyber fraud after he got trapped in an attractive offer through […]

Cyber Fraud: Bhubaneswar-Based IT Consultant Duped Of Rs 29,000

Bhubaneswar: Barely two days after the launch of a special help desk and helpline number by the city police to deal with the cyber crimes, a city-based IT (Information Technology) consultant has fallen prey to the online fraud and lost Rs 29,000. The victim, Parthasarathi who is a customer of RBL bank, said, the fraudsters […]

Rising Cyber Crimes: Commissionerate Police Launches Helpdesk & Helpline Number

Bhubaneswar: Worried over the spate in cyber frauds, the Commissionerate Police on Thursday launched a special helpdesk and helpline number to initiate immediate action against the offenders. Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi today said that people can immediately seek help of police if they fall victim to any tricks of the online fraudsters. The Helpdesk will […]

Beware Odisha! Don't Fall Prey To Rising Menace Of Sextortion

Bhubaneswar: Online crime has gone a notch lower and deeper. As if financial fraud was not enough, the scamsters are now eyeing gullible youngsters to extort money by blackmail through social media platforms. And in the era of digital revolution, instances of cyber risk and security threat have also risen manifolds, the latest menace being […]

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Cyber Fraud: Odisha Techie Loses Rs 1 Lakh While Making Online DTH Recharge

Bhubaneswar: A girl in the smart city of Bhubaneswar, who happens to be a software engineer, was allegedly duped of money to the tune of Rs 1 lakh while recharging her satellite TV’s Direct To Home (DTH) service through an e-commerce payment system. As per reports, the girl named Soumya Rout tried to make a […]

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Cyber Fraud: ‘Jamtara’ Gang Active In Bhubaneswar; Commissionerate Police Cautions People

Bhubaneswar: It seems the fraudsters of Jamtara –infamous as the cybercrime capital of India– are now on the prowl and in search of their next target, this time in the smart city of Bhubaneswar. The Commissionerate Police recently released a video and cautioned people to remain alert as the cyber fraudsters of Jamtara in Jharkhand […]