The trio confessed to have cheated one Saroj Dash (45) of Rs 2 lakh and distributed the amount among themselves.
Ainthapali police in Sambalpur district picked up all four students studying in a private engineering college in Bhubaneswar for questioning over their alleged links with a member of Jamtara gang.
The Kolkata police moved the SDJM court in the Odisha Capital city seeking permission to obtain the remand of the trio in order to interrogate them in connection with a series of cyber frauds reported in the metropolis.
Odisha Crime Branch released a video showing the modus operandi adopted by the fraudsters to defraud people and urged citizens to report any cyber fraud within one hour of the crime, terming it as ‘golden hour’.
Moreover, Panda also warned people to stay alert and not to share data over phone calls to private callers. Further, he said people should not share OTP or KYC details over any phone call. He urged people to report any such fraudulent calls to the National Cyber Crime Portal.
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 […]