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Cyber fraudsters dupe ex-government employee of Rs 13 lakh in Bhubaneswar

19/01/2022 at 6:28 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 19: Some cyber fraudsters have allegedly duped a former government employee of lakhs of rupees in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday.

The victim has been identified as Sadashiv Mohanty.

According to sources, Mohanty was porting his mobile number when the frausters sent him an One Time Password (OTP) and a link.

They then asked him to click on the link and share the OTP. Later they allegedly withdrew an amount of Rs 13 lakh from three fixed deposits of the former government employee.

Following this, Mohanty has lodged a complaint with the local police.

Further investigation in this regard is underway, said a police official.

More details on this matter is awaited.

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