Bengaluru lady gets duped of Rs 63,900 within minutes

Bengaluru lady gets duped of Rs 63,900 within minutes

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One Bengaluru based software engineer got the shock of her life when a click on a link ended up her to lose a hefty sum of money to a fraud. According to Bangalore Mirror, a 35-year-old woman got duped of Rs 63,900 by a fake caller, who claimed to be from FedEx couriers.

The victim, who wanted to send a courier to her husband in Canada on Thursday, was looking for a courier service contact number on Google. Having found a customer care number that claimed to be of FedEx, she followed all the instructions given by the fraudster on the call.

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As soon as she clicked on a link that the caller sent her, it re-directed her to Google Pay App, following which the money got deducted from her account in instalments. 

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