Tag: Online Fraud

Online shopping fraud: Odisha man's EMI card targeted

Khurda: While companies are coming up with a slew of measures to protect customers from fraud during online shopping, people are still falling prey to fraudsters. In such a case, a person from Khurda in Odisha recently has become a soft target for fraudsters. Dashrathi Nayak of Nalipara of Arjunpur under Khurda Town Police Station […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
UP man arrested from Puri for online fraud

Puri: The Bhopal police on Tuesday arrested an online fraudster from Puri for duping people after promising them attractive returns on their investments. The accused, identified as Manoj Banjara hailing from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, was nabbed from the Kakatpur area in Puri. As per reports, Manoj lured people with different fraudulent schemes and convinced […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Eight arrested for online fraud in Rourkela

Rourkela: At a time when the move towards digitisation is fast catching up so is the associated risks of online fraud. Rourkela police today arrested eight people in connection with an online fraud of Rs 1 crore. Acting on a tip off, police caught eight people in Bondamunda area of the city for duping innocent […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Sanjeev Arora
Online fraud: Two BSNL staff among 5 held

Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police today busted an online fraud racket and five members including two staff of BSNL. Talking to the media, DCP Sanjeev Arora said police had received a report on cyber crime in Markat Nagar area in which someone had managed to hack the username and password of an account and withdrew Rs […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Three from Jharkhand held for online fraud

Cuttack: The commissionerate police today arrested three persons from Jharkhand for their involvement in online fraud. Police seized six mobile phones, a laptop and cash worth Rs 35,000 from their possession. The arrested have been identified as Dilshad Ansari, Soufiq Ansari and Yousuf Ansari. Talking to media persons about the modus operandi of the arrested, […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
SBI Customers Be Aware! Fraudsters On Prowl, Commissionerate Police Issues Advisory

The Commissionerate Police also issued a help desk number (for Bhubaneswa) to report cyber fraud incident.

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
24% consumers in India experience online fraud

New Delhi: Nearly one in four Indians have directly experienced fraud while transacting online, a new report from global information services company Experian said on Monday. As brands and consumers are looking for easier ways to buy and sell products online via mobile devices, the opportunity for online fraud is escalating simultaneously, suggests the report […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
KYC Fraud
KYC Fraud: Lady Teacher In Bhubaneswar Loses Rs 60,000

A lady teacher in the Capital City was duped to the tune of Rs 60,000 by cyber fraudsters recently. The miscreants looted her under the pretext of getting an online KYC updated

  • Friday, 02 July 2021
Matrimony Fraud: Woman Posing As UK Doctor Cheats Odisha Man Of Rs 4 Lakh
Matrimony Fraud: Woman Posing As UK Doctor Cheats Odisha Man Of Rs 4 Lakh

A case in this regard has been lodged at the Nemalo Police Station by Panda following which an investigation has been initiated into the matter.

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Engineering student arrested for online fraud in Berhampur

Berhampur: An engineering student was arrested on Saturday for fraudulently transferring money from the bank accounts of a woman in Berhampur. The accused has been identified as Sunil Tripathy, a resident of Arabinda Nagar under Baidyanathpur police limits here. According to reports, Tripathy is studying at an engineering college in Cuttack. The victim on December […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Nigerian national among 2 arrested for duping Rs 41 lakh from Odisha woman

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Crime Branch arrested two persons including a Nigerian national in New Delhi for allegedly duping a woman from Puri to the tune of Rs 41 lakh. The duo has been brought to Bhubaneswar on a three-day remand for interrogation. The arrested persons have been identified as Nwabueze Chukwudi Vincet (35) of Nigeria […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
FB fraud
Man Dupes Woman of Rs 2.5 Cr After Befriending Her On FB

Rajasthan Police have arrested a man for duping a woman of Rs 2.5 crore after befriending her on Facebook as a foreign woman.

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Online Fraud: Odisha Crime Branch arrests two persons from Delhi

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Odisha Crime Branch arrested two persons from New Delhi on charges of online fraud. The accused, identified as Binod Kumar and Sanjeeb Kumar, had allegedly duped a Baripada resident of Rs 87 lakh. Earlier, the accused were produced before the Patiala court in Delhi on February 1. The court today allowed the […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Four girls among 5 arrested for cyber fraud in Berhampur

Berhampur: The Berhampur Police has busted a cyber-fraud gang and arrested five persons including four girls for duping people of lakhs of rupees online. According to sources, one Deepak Panda of Berhampur lodged a complaint alleging that he was duped of nearly Rs one lakh on promise of a lucrative return of Rs 5 lakh. […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Former Chief Justice of India falls prey to online fraud

New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India R.M. Lodha was cheated of Rs 1 lakh in an online scam after the email account of his friend, a retired judge, was hacked, a police officer said on Sunday. The incident came to light on Saturday when Chief Justice (retd) Lodha, a resident of south Delhi’s Panchsheel […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021