A Vidyanagar resident loses his money to cyber criminals

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Hubballi: If you click every link in your SMS inbox or when browsing the internet, this story is for you.

A resident of Vidyanagar in Hubballi recently lost Rs 73,000 to cybercriminals. According to the police, Ravikumar received an SMS indicating that his bank account would be closed because he had not linked his PAN card to it, and he clicked the link in the SMS to do so. The link took him to the net banking website, where he entered his username, password, and the OTP he had received. According to the police, his account was then gradually debited, and he eventually lost Rs 75,000.

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