Hyderabad Doctor Falls Prey to Cyber Fraud, Loses Rs.19.7 Lakh

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Hyderabad: A doctor from Hyderabad who wished to earn extra money through a part-time job ended up being duped by cyber fraudsters to the tune of Rs.19.7 lakh.

The 40-year-old complainant, who works for a private hospital in Kukatpally, received a message on his Telegram account a few months ago offering a part-time job with a good salary. Believing the offer to be genuine, the doctor expressed his interest in the job.

According to police sources, the cyber fraudsters collected the doctor’s personal details and bank credentials under various pretexts and then extracted money from his accounts, cheating him of a significant amount.

Following the doctor’s complaint, the Cyberabad Cybercrime police registered a case and initiated an investigation.

This incident serves as a reminder to be cautious of unsolicited messages and job offers received through online platforms. Before sharing any personal or financial information, it is crucial to verify the authenticity of the source and the legitimacy of the offer.

Cybercriminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their methods, so it is essential to remain vigilant and exercise caution when dealing with online transactions or providing personal information. If you suspect any fraudulent activity, report it immediately to the authorities.

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