Bhubaneshwar: In another case of cybercriminality in the capital of Odisha, fraudsters managed to trick a poor mason out of Rs 30 thousand of his hard-earned money into his account.
The victim mason (Rajmistry) has been identified as Kusha Gouda who hails from Berhampur in Ganjam of Odisha. However, he lives in Palaspalli area in Bhubaneswar.
According to reports, in another cyber crime case, fraudsters withdrew Rs 30,000 from a Rajmistri’s account on Saturday. According to the allegation, the fraudsters hacked the Mason’s phone number and managed to get the Prosecutor’s Office using which they tricked him out of his money.
The victim filed a complaint with Bhubaneswar Cyber Police Station regarding this cyber crime.
It is to be noted that while several cyber crime cases were reported over the past few months in Odisha the day before yesterday, only the cyber crook looted Rs 7.95 lakh from a woman in Cuttack.
The cyberfraud claimed to be a resident of Scotland. The cyber crook posed as an engineer and befriended the girl. He talked to her for almost two months, then promised to marry her. He had even promised that their families would be reunited soon. The victim (female) is a resident of Bidanasi neighborhood in the town of Cuttack. She had sent money to four different bank accounts.
The cyber scammer had sent gifts for the woman who he said were stuck in customs at the airport. The woman had been repeatedly asked to send money to release the items from customs.