Cyber Fraud with Annu Kapoor: With the increasing digitization, there has been a rapid increase in the cases of cyber fraud. Despite repeated warnings to customers by banks and RBI, they share their personal information with fraudsters and become victims of fraud. Recently, a similar fraud has happened with actor Annu Kapoor, in which he has suffered a total loss of Rs 4.36 lakh. After becoming a victim of cyber crime, the actor immediately complained to the Cyber Crime Cell of Mumbai. Due to the immediate action of the police, the actor will get a total of Rs 3.08 lakh. Let us tell you how the fraudsters trapped Annu Kapoor in their trap-
Annu Kapoor KYC Fraud Victim
On this matter, an officer of Oshiwara Police Station has informed that on Thursday, a person called actor Annu Kapoor. After this the person took some personal information from the actor on the pretext of updating KYC. For this, he first asked Annu Kapoor for his bank account details like bank account number and OTP. After this the actor shared both these information with that person on the call. After this Rs 4.36 was deducted from the actor’s account. Along with this, two more accounts of his were tampered with. After this transaction, the bank immediately contacted the actor and shared with him the details of deducting Rs 4.36 lakh from the account. After this, Annu Kapoor immediately contacted the police for this and after that the police gathered all the information from the banks.
3.08 lakh rupees will be returned
Giving information on this matter, the police has said that two accounts of Annu Kapoor have been frozen, with which cyber criminals tampered with. Due to this they will get back Rs 3.08 lakh. On this whole matter, the police has registered a case for cyber crime under different sections. Along with this, the police is trying to catch the criminals while taking quick action on this matter.
Ways to avoid KYC fraud-
1. Do not share your bank account number and personal details for KYC update to any unknown person.
2. Keep in mind that banks do not ask people to update KYC by calling like this.
3. Do not share your OTP, Password, CVC Number etc. with any person.
4. If you become a victim of cyber crime then immediately contact your bank and freeze your account.
5. Along with this, definitely inform the police about this.
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