MANGALURU: A person has allegedly lost nearly Rs 1.2 lakh, in phases, in an alleged online fraud. In a complaint registered at the Cyber Economics and Narcotics (CEN) crime police station, he stated that he first received a call on October 19 from a person who said he is a representative of Aditya Birla Finance company with a loan offer of Rs 12 lakh.
The caller then connected him to another person on a conference call.
After the call, the complainant who wanted to avail the loan sent his PAN number and Aadhaar card details to a WhatsApp number that was texted to him.
On October 23, the complainant received a call from an alleged Bharti AXA Life insurance representative, who asked him to pay half yearly premium of Rs 60,000 with an additional Rs 2,700 as GST on the link sent to his number. He transferred the money from two credit cards.

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