TrustCheckr has revealed that cases like KYC, fake cashback, digital wallets fraud, fake selling and QR codes have been seen the most in states like West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Assam.
Money is being stolen from your ATM!
These days the cases of online fraud are increasing constantly. Thugs have now come out with many new ways to cheat, so that they easily trap you in their clutches and you become a victim of digital fraud. If we talk about now, digital fraud or UPI scam is the fastest in the country and 41 percent fraud has been registered by payment apps and online markets.
TrustCheckr, a fraud data insight and analytics startup, has revealed that the highest number of KYC, Fake Cashback, Digital Wallets fraud in West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Assam, Kashmir, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur, Himachal Pradesh , Fake selling, QR codes, UPI phishing, lottery scams and financial fraud cases have been seen most on social media.
It has been found that most of these fraudsters are from Patna, Chandigarh, Kolkata and Meerut who cheat with a top paid app and their share is up to 15 percent of the total. At the same time, most of the QR scams are from Assam which is up to 20 percent of the total.
They cheat by becoming army men
In the case of QR code fraud, most of the thugs cheat themselves by saying that they are army men. Perhaps they do this because of the border clash going on in India and China, so that they can influence people by creating an atmosphere of patriotism and win their hearts by playing emotional cards and then commit cheating. These thugs cheat by becoming army men on the pretext of selling something on the online marketplace.
Fraud more than 1 million in last 15 months
Due to pandemic, there is a continuous increase in contactless payments in today’s time, due to which things are not confident, people easily become a victim of fraud. TrustCheckr has identified more than one million frauds of B2B and B2C in the last 15 months. This includes 25 percent KYC scam and 20 percent QR code scam. At the same time, 30 percent fake identities and 25 percent synthetic identity fraud were recorded in B2B scam.
How to avoid online fraud
If you are also among those people who pay online, then you need to be cautious. You should not easily share your details while making any payment. If someone calls you on the pretext of KYC or online cell, do not give any information easily to them, because doing so can result in huge losses and the thugs can also empty your account.
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