Chandigarh: Rs 80 lakh lost in cyber fraud

Chandigarh: Fraudsters posing as Crime Branch detectives duped a woman and swindled Rs 80 lakh from her. The complainant, who lives in Sector 11, said she received a call from someone claiming to be a Crime Branch constable in Mumbai. The caller told her that the SIM card issued against her Aadhaar card has been used in money laundering activities.
The fraudster claimed that he has 24 money laundering complaints against him. The victim was threatened that she would be arrested. The caller directed her to deposit Rs 80 lakh in a specified bank account under investigation, assuring that her money would be returned if she was found innocent. The complainant transferred the money to the account, but later realised that she had been duped. A case has been registered at the Cyber ​​Crime Police Station.

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