A Hubballi-based salesman recently lost Rs 3.64 lakh to a cyber fraudster and filed a complaint with the Cybercrime police.
The 53-year-old salesman a resident of Gokul Road received an unknown call from someone claiming to be from a credit card company and offered him assistance in boosting his credit card limit. The salesman yielded to his remarks and allowed him to complete the work he had offered. The victim obeyed the anonymous caller’s directions. He gave the caller his credit card information as well as the OTPs generated during the process. The scammer transferred money from the victim’s Axis Bank credit card to his own.
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