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Promised mobiles, received vegetable cutters: B’luru police busts ‘lucky dip’ scam

Bengaluru Cyber Crime police have busted a ‘lucky dip scam’ running for the last four years in which tele-callers told victims that they had won branded mobile phones as part of a ‘lucky dip’. The Cyber Crime Division of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested Suhail Khan, a 60-year-old resident of Venkateshpuram in Bengaluru for orchestrating the scam. According… Read More »

Police warn of computer tech support scam

SINGAPORE – Pop-up messages that claim your computer has been infected with a virus or that your information has been leaked could likely be a scam, police warned. Since January this year, more than 20 police reports have been lodged of unauthorised charges to their credit cards, after the victims provided their card details thinking they were buying… Read More »