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This handle is initiated by Finology in order to make you aware of all kinds of financial scams by sharing real-life experiences.
May 22, 2023 4 tweets 2 min read
Beware of Online Scams! 📢

Recently, a victim fell to a cyber fraud, losing Rs 12.85 lakh in an attempt to generate extra income.

The scammer lured the victim with the promise of earning money from home through posting positive comments on Google reviews. Initially, the victim was asked to click on a message to post reviews and earn Rs 150 for each positive review. As the trust grew, the fraudster posed as a comp representative, offering the victim paid tasks to earn even more money.
May 22, 2023 4 tweets 2 min read
Biggest Cyber Scam!

A 34-year-old woman lost Rs 4.47cr in this scam. She received a call from an individual claiming to be associated with the narcotics division.

The imposter informed her that a substantial amount of drugs had been found in a FedEx courier linked to her. To complicate matters, the fraudsters posed as officials from different authorities such as the Andheri police station, RBI, Mumbai Police DCP, customs, and even the Narcotics division.

They spun a complex web of lies to deceive the victim.
May 20, 2023 5 tweets 2 min read
4.83 Lakhs Lost In Scam!

Recently a victim lost Rs 4.83L when he/she was shopping online. The victim came across a website and saw an offer of a free premium smartphone on a purchase of a laptop.

The victim called on a number mentioned in the offer. The man who received the call was a scammer and introduced himself as an executive of the website and told the victim that there is a phone free on the purchase of a laptop.

The scammer asked the victim to pay Rs 599 as a registration fee to claim the offer.