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Chhattisgarh / Durg: The greed of cashback of Rs 2100 hit the trader, lost 3.5 lakhs

In Durg district of Chhattisgarh, it became expensive for a cloth merchant to get cashback of Rs 2100. Online fraudsters duped a cloth merchant of Rs 3.5 lakh by luring him with a cashback of Rs 2100. After being a victim of fraud, the textile businessman has lodged a complaint with the police. On the basis of which the police has started investigating the matter. The cloth merchant got a call from an unknown number and he lured the merchant with cashback of Rs.2100. The merchant overheard the caller and accepted the UPI transaction with the promo code provided by him. In this way, 3 lakh 63 thousand 770 rupees were withdrawn from the trader’s account within two weeks. After the complaint, the Durg Kotwali police registered an offense against the unknown under Section 420 and started investigating the case.

Three lakh rupees were blown from the account by sending the link

Sanjay Kumar Jain, the director of Neha Suit Collection in Durg Cloth Market, has lodged a complaint of cheating with the police. He told in his complaint that on February 10, a call was received on his mobile from a number. And while congratulating Sanjay Jain, he said that he has received a cashback of Rs.2100. Which you can transfer to your bank account. And also told the merchant the promo code no 12345 and said that I am sending a message of 12 MB, so delete all the messages in your mobile only then this message will open. As soon as the businessman clicked on the message of the caller, he received a message on the businessman’s phone that Rs 3 lakh 63 thousand 770 would be deducted from his account. After which the businessman immediately informed the police.

Police registered a case and started investigating the matter

According to the police, Sanjay Jain got into the talk of the thug and opened the message given by the caller, after which the businessman entered the promo code 12345 in his mobile as told by the caller. As soon as he pressed the button on the link mentioned by the caller, Rs 12,345 was withdrawn from the merchant’s IDBI bank account. After this, between February 10 and February 27, a total of Rs 3,63,770 was withdrawn from his account. At present, Durg Kotwali police is investigating in this matter.