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Saturday, February 19, 2011

Be veri careful : Recent cases of duping online in DELHI

1.    Inspite of regular discussions,regular readings of various advisories,the tongue(greed) of lust for more money doesnt stop..& it keeps looking for opportunities and thus keeps succumbing by loosing more ....In a recent case both pertaining to saadi own dilli...two understandably IT educated pers were robbed of a high value money mentioned below :

- New Palam Vihar Resident case : The case pertains to the resident of New Palam Vihar at New Delhi, India, Mr Dalbir Singh who recently recieved the typical e-mail of winning a lottery of ` 14 Crore ($ 37,000 approx) in the UK.Mr Dalbir Singh contacted the accused for ascertaining the lottery amount and was convinced to pay Rs 17 Lakh for exchange purpose as foreign currency had to be converted to rupee.Mr Dalbir Singh instantly transferred money from his account to the account of the fraud.Since that day of transfer Mr Dalbir Singh has been only recieving CONDOLONCES from all his friends and relative circle around.A very typical case of cyber lottery fraud.....

- E-mail Scam Tricks Student of JNU : This case pertains to the a Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student who was recently defrauded off Rupees 3 lakhs when he fell for a malicious e-mail scam.Initially an e-mail came to the student apparently from an institution called Global Watch Institute, asking him for being present in dual seminars on the topic: Racism and Human Rights the Institute was holding one each in Madrid and New York.The student stated that the first message came to him on December 17, 2010. And, according to him, since his field of study had a connection with the topic, he responded stating he was interested.The e-mail also promised about bearing the entire cost of the student's trip. However, over time the fraudsters started asking for money from him to take care of certain expenditures such as booking his hotel at Madrid along with health insurance asserting that they'd all be refunded when he'd arrive in New York.The student, believing the e-mail, wired the money, but neither heard of any seminar nor a trip abroad, he stated. Indeed, all the things written inside the electronic mail was false.Worryingly, the above mentioned e-mail fraud, according to security specialists, is an edition of the 419 scam, which's also called Advance-fee Fraud.They (specialists) outline that the method of operation in these malicious e-mail campaigns involves duping a victim with fake pledges about certain huge reward to such an extent that he acquiesces to remit money. For example, in the current instance, the scammers tricked the student into transferring cash after promising falsely about arranging his presence at the seminars abroad.This is more organised form of the frauds and scams that are happening all across.....

2. A Netizen need to know that they cannot win a lottery unless they have not invested money on it.Please always take care of what you do on the net specially when u r doing some kind of finacial transaction


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