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Cyber frauds on rise in Odisha, Rs 84 lakh looted in March

1/04/2021 at 3:12 PM

Bhubaneswar, Apr 1: The state has reported total of Rs 84 lakh loot in cyber fraud in March this year, informed the office of police commissioner today.

According to the police reports, out of Rs 84 lakh loot money, the police was only able to recover Rs 2.5 lakh. There were 619 complaints reported in the state including 310 from Bhubaneswar.

Similarly, 170 people fell victim to UPI fraud whereas 80 people were duped sharing their Debit card and credit card details with fake callers.

However, the remaining people have been looted by other means of cyber fraud, said the DCP.

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