From billionaire to common men, everyone wishes to earn a lot of money. Some people wok hard for it while others resort to malicious activities like scams, theft and much more to loot money from the helpless for heir selfish needs.
A 37-year-old homemaker Ranjani Menon from Mumbai duped of ₹75,000. By a fake tele-caller within 20 minutes. The caller had mentioned her name was ‘Priya Sharma’ and said she was calling with regards to Ranjani’s bio-data on a job portal.
Ranjani had recently uploaded here bio-data on a job portal. The scammer duped as a agent from one of the companies she applied for and asked her to transfer Rs.10 as processing fees. Ranjani tried with her SBI card but it failed.
Next she tried with her Canara bank card. Hence got prompted by the scammer for the OTP. Which she gave. Immediately Rs.75000 got transferred from Ranjani’s Bank account. And was withdrawn immediately from the other account as well. Soon after this happened both her SBI and Canara bank accounts were blocked.
Here is what Ranjani’s husband had to say about this “The caller told my wife to pay Rs.10 as transaction fees. So account robbed of Rs.75000 the SBI also Canara debit cards”. Meanwhile the couple went to the Antop Hill station. To register a complaint or this unfortunate incident.
This just proves to show the extent people go to in order to gain money. We often receive messages to never share our bank account related details. Here on, we have to be aware of the details we share with the public. This scam just happened on a small scale. Take a look at these list of people who pulled of some of the world’s biggest scams and got away with it.