A supervisor in a number one financial institution misplaced Rs 5.10 lakh in cyber fraud whereas she was making an attempt to promote some home goods on a web based market, a Nagpur police official mentioned on Sunday.
Smita Vishwas, 31, uploaded particulars of a fridge and couch that she wished to promote and shortly obtained a name from an individual who mentioned he wished to purchase the gadgets, the official mentioned.
“The accused requested her to ship Rs 60 as an preliminary verification transaction. After she did so, he withdrew Rs 1.01 lakh from her account. Within the identify of refunding this quantity, she once more paid Rs 9,000 and the accused withdrew Rs 5.10 lakh in all,” he mentioned.
A case was lodged below Indian Penal Code and Data Expertise Act provisions and efforts are on to arrest the offender, the official mentioned.
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