The woman became a victim of fraud while recharging fastag online. Online fraudsters looted around Rs 7 lakh from this woman’s bank account. The victim complained about this fraud to the Mumbai Police. Published in TimesNow Report According to the woman, the woman searched on the internet how to recharge fastag online (How to recharge fastag online). Here the woman got a customer care number.
When the woman called on that number, a person from the other side helped the woman in FASTag recharge. During this, the thug sent a link to the woman’s phone and asked her to click on it. On clicking, the woman found that the customer care app was automatically downloaded on her phone.
The fake customer care agent asked the woman to open her bank’s mobile app. When the woman logged in to her bank mobile app, she got a message that her FASTag has been recharged. But, then after some time when the woman checked her mobile, many transactions had happened in her bank account. About Rs 7 lakh had gone missing from the woman’s account. This amount was withdrawn by doing 4 transactions on the mobile banking app.
The woman felt that a big fraud had happened to her, so she lodged a complaint of this online fraud with the Mumbai Police. With the help of the bank, a transaction of Rs 2.5 lakh was blocked. But the rest of the amount had already been spent. You should also be alert and careful while doing or recharging fastag online.