Cybercrimes at its peak! New techniques used for financial frauds

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74 investigating teams headed by an inspector fertile serviceman and comprising 4 machine experts, 1 inspector, 3 sub-inspectors, and 2 constables person been constituted successful the authorities to look into specified cases. According to the official, implicit 1,000 cases related to cyber fraud are reported successful Bihar each year, the bulk of them related to slope and online fiscal frauds. 

There has been a surge successful the cases of fiscal fraud successful Bihar arsenic cybercriminals person resorted to the hacking of phones to perpetrate these crimes.

According to an authoritative spokesperson of the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) Patna, the criminals are sending forged links aft each integer transaction done which they hack the phones of individuals and past compel the users to nonstop the One Time Password (OTP) by utilizing which they bare the slope accounts.

Explaining the modus operandi, the spokesperson told IANS, "These criminals nonstop a nexus to the idiosyncratic aft each integer transaction. When the idiosyncratic clicks connected that nexus his mobile gets hacked and the fraudsters person the magnitude successful their slope accounts to a fixed deposit. After this, the equilibrium successful the relationship is seen arsenic zero. Then an OTP is sent to the mobile fig of the idiosyncratic and the fraudsters telephone the idiosyncratic assuring them of returning the full magnitude if they stock the OTP. The victims, retired of desperation, stock the OTP and these criminals retreat the wealth successful their account."

"Over 570 cases person been reported successful the past 4 months from assorted districts specified arsenic Siwan, Gaya, Nalanda, Nawada, Begusarai, etc. A batch of cases mightiness not person been reported too," helium said.

74 investigating teams headed by an inspector fertile serviceman and comprising 4 machine experts, 1 inspector, 3 sub-inspectors, and 2 constables person been constituted successful the authorities to look into specified cases.

According to the official, implicit 1,000 cases related to cyber fraud are reported successful Bihar each year, the bulk of them related to slope and online fiscal frauds. Apart from this, cases related to uploading derogatory videos of women, creating fake Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts, and sending obscene messages are besides reported successful bulk.

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