- Payment failed to pay electricity bill, whose refund was to be given
- When the victim approached the bank, she was told that the money would be returned within 20 days
- Three days later a call came and was asked to log in to the bank app
- Won money as soon as logged in, police is investigating the victim’s complaint
The shocking incident of cybercrime has come to light in Sadar Bazar, New Delhi. A person here has come to terms with the fraud in the name of refund. The victim had paid 9 thousand rupees to pay the electricity bill. But the payment failed. The bank gave the assurance of refund, but three days later a call in the name of the bank logged such an app that 1 lakh 49 thousand were withdrawn from the account instead of refund. Police are investigating the victim’s complaint by registering a case.
Electricity bill payment failed
According to the police, the victims live in Gali Nathwa Sadar Bazar, including the Mohammad Javed family. In his statement to the police, he described the cyber fraud incident with him. He said, on 17 September 2020, BSES Electricity Department was to pay its electricity bill. He paid Rs 9,240, but failed. He contacted the bank.
Don’t know, how did Fraud get secret information
From there it was told that you will get a refund in 20 days. Meanwhile, three days later, on 21 September, at 2.03 am, a call came from an unknown number. The caller said that I am speaking to the bank, you spoke with us about the PANMIT DISPUTE. Which has a refund padding. Javed said, yes. Then he confirmed the payment amount and said that log in to your banking app so that your payment can be refunded.
Money flew as soon as you logged in
Javed logged into the app as soon as. Instead of refunds, he took the total amount of Rs 149000 in his account. Javed informed the police of Sadar Bazar police station in this case. Police have registered a case. However, the big question is how the conversation between the bank and the customer leaked? After all, how did the fraudster know that Javed’s refund is going to come?