Bengaluru techie loses ₹2.24 crore to cyber fraudsters

According to police sources, since the beginning of the month about 25 people have fallen prey to the fraudsters and lost over ₹4 crore.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 12, 2024 | 3:45 PMUpdatedApr 12, 2024 | 3:45 PM


A Bengaluru software engineer has lost ₹2.24 crore to cyber fraudsters who swindled him by posing as Delhi Customs and anti-drugs officials, police said on Thursday, 11 April. They told him an air parcel from Delhi to Malaysia in his name was held back at Delhi Airport as it carried illegal items and asked him to pay to avoid trouble.

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