Fraud Alert: Millennials More Vulnerable to Online Scams!
A recent survey of 1,000 people, mostly from the US, showed that millennials—24 to 34 and 35 to 44—were significantly more likely to have...
Yogesh Sapkale | 16 September 2022
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Fraud Alert: Beware of Fake Currency Trading; Skip That 'Video Call' Else...
Regulators and security experts repeatedly issue warnings to make people aware of online fraud. Unfortunately, these warnings are usually ignored,...
Yogesh Sapkale | 09 September 2022
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Fraud Alert: Fake Banking Apps; Cheater E-commerce Websites
With cyber criminals learning new and innovative methods to dupe, everyone, irrespective of age and education, needs to be on alert mode 24x7, and...
Yogesh Sapkale | 02 September 2022
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Fraud Alert: Fake Crowdfunding
During the COVID pandemic, especially the second wave, we found many people benefited from crowdfunding.
Yogesh Sapkale | 26 August 2022
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Fraud Alert: Aadhaar Menace Also Hitting Banks, Lenders
Since its inception in 2010 as a unique identification (ID) for those (poor) without any identity proof, Aadhaar and its proponents have been working...
Yogesh Sapkale | 19 August 2022
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Fraud Alert: Investment Traps; Beware of Delivery Scams
Greed can make people do many things that cause them to lose their hard-earned money. Innumerable warnings not to fall for quick and absurdly high...
Yogesh Sapkale | 13 August 2022
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Fraud Alert: Watch Out for Fake (Paid) Reviews on E-commerce; Gift Messages on WhatsApp
Given that e-commerce involves a virtual shopping experience, without an opportunity to physically view or examine the product,
Yogesh Sapkale | 05 August 2022
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Online Frauds: How To Protect Yourself by Setting Transaction Limits
Almost every day, we read media reports about people losing money to a variety of financial frauds. Moneylife has been reporting these frauds...
Abhay Datar | 01 August 2022
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Fraud Alert: About Investment Traps & a Kandu Nut Supply Scam
Do not trust online users unless you know them in real life. Also do not share personal information such as address, phone number, date of birth etc....
Yogesh Sapkale | 30 July 2022
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Fraud Alert: Insurance Maturity Bonus; Pay by QR Code Scam
The rapid spread of the internet and technological advancement have forced everyone to adopt digital ways of life.
Yogesh Sapkale | 22 July 2022
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Fraud Alert: Payment Link Scam; Be Careful of SMS Forwarding Apps
In the financial world, veterans keep warning to stay away from anything that you do not fully understand. Unfortunately, in cyberspace,
Yogesh Sapkale | 16 July 2022
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Fraud Alert: Beware of Promises To Help Battle Casualties; Mudra Loan at Discounted Rates
Whether social media has helped improve our lives is a debatable question. However, it is undoubtedly helping criminals dupe gullible people more...
Yogesh Sapkale | 08 July 2022
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Fraud Alert: Fake Job Rackets Are Rampant; Protect Your KYC
After the COVID-19 pandemic, many people found themselves looking for a job.
Yogesh Sapkale | 02 July 2022
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Fraud Alert: Personal Loan and Pay Later Offers, Luxury Items Sold on Social Media May Trap You
We Indians have rushed to embrace rapid advances in technology without the early warm-up phase that allowed many in the developed world to recognise...
Yogesh Sapkale | 24 June 2022
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Fraud Alert: Beware of Electricity Bill Scam; Rs14.64 Lakh Withdrawn Using Aadhaar Fingerprints
Instead of providing ease of life, technology is becoming a disruptor and throwing more challenges at ordinary people every day. Uninterrupted...
Yogesh Sapkale | 18 June 2022
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Fraud Alert: e-FIR & Fake Aadhaar Used for Swapping SIM; Crypto-currency Romance Scams
Even though the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) accepted and then withdrew its release,
Yogesh Sapkale | 10 June 2022
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Fraud Alert: Believing in Profile Photo Cost Rs28 Lakh; Loan App Menace Continues
A significant difference between the real-world and technology-enabled virtual world is that things are not what we expect or want them to be.
Yogesh Sapkale | 03 June 2022
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FRAUD ALERT: Doctor Honey-trapped, Lottery from Indian Railways!
While studying journalism, we were told that every piece of information that becomes crime news is ultimately related to three things, wealth,
Yogesh Sapkale | 27 May 2022
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Fraud Alert: Job Offer Dupes CA, a Gang Honey-trapping People Arrested
When it comes to cyber crimes, we often consider poor or less educated people more susceptible to fraud.
Yogesh Sapkale | 20 May 2022
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Fraud Alert: Sextortion; Loan App Traps and Aadhaar Fingerprint Cloning
Technology is a boon and a great leveller because it does not differentiate between users
Yogesh Sapkale | 13 May 2022
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