Odisha Doctor Cheated Of Rs 77 Lakh By Cyber Fraudsters

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Odisha Doctor Cheated Of Rs 77 Lakh By Cyber Fraudsters


Cuttack: A city-based physician has been cheated of over Rs 77 lakh by cyber fraudsters

Cuttack:

A city-based physician has been cheated of over Rs 77 lakh from his financial institution accounts by cyber fraudsters, police stated.

An individual known as the physician over the telephone and instructed him to supply his financial institution particulars, together with the CVV variety of his ATM card on the pretext to activate his ATM card which has been blocked, the police stated.

The state Crime Branch police have began an investigation into the cyber fraud case wherein over Rs 77 lakh went lacking from the financial institution accounts of the physician, they stated.

“We have taken up this case along with another case involving an insurance fraud in which an Ayurvedic doctor was cheated of Rs 52 lakh and have started investigations into both the cases simultaneously”, stated ADGP crime department Soumendra Priyadarshi.

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While Dr Sanatan Mohanty of the town has complained that Rs 77,86,727 have been fraudulently transacted from his two financial institution accounts between February 9 to 15, the Ayurvedic physician has complained {that a} non-public insurance coverage firm has cheated him of Rs 55 lakh, which he had deposited with the corporate as premiums on two events method again in 2015, police stated.

The Ayurvedic physician was lured by a pretend insurance coverage firm situated exterior the nation to deposit the premiums promising that the cash can be doubled in 5 years. The physician got here to know that no such insurance coverage firm exists when he tried to redeem the insurance policies after the maturity date, the police stated.

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