Daijiworld Media Network – Udupi (JS/EP)
Udupi, June 29: A person has lost more than Rs 1 lac in yet another case of online fraud here.
Ganapathi Kamath received a message on his mobile stating that “your account has been blocked due to KYC update. Within 24 Hrs Please contact customer care 9593983124 to continue your service.”
Upon calling the number, Ganapathi Kamath heard a person who posed himself as a bank officer and obtained Kamath’s Aadhaar card number, PAN card number and the OTP number that came to Kamath's mobile number.
Immediately amounts of Rs 50,000, Rs 20,756, Rs 15,176, Rs 14,750 and Rs 4,999 amounting to Rs 1,05,681 were fraudulently transferred online from Kamath’s SB account maintained with Canara Bank.
A case under complaint number 28/2022 section 66 C and 66 D IT Act has been registered at Udupi Sen police station on the basis of a complaint lodged by Ganapathi Kamath in this connection.