paying cancellation charges for cab ride,proves costly for Bengaluru woman loses Rs.94,367

Yogesh K Porwar & Siddarath Sethia

Trying to pay cancellation charges proves costly for a 34-year-old home maker as she lost Rs 94,367 to cyber fraudster.

Senior officer told reporters,The victim,Naziya G Naik,from Agrahara Dasarahalli,had booked a cab online to visit her relatives and later cancelled the trip .

The driver asked her to pay the cancellation charges for which she checked the customer care online and called the executive on the number mentioned.

The customer care executive offered to help her send a link to download Anydesk app and scan her debit card .

Ms.Naik followed the instructions and as soon as she scanned her debit card a total of Rs.94,367 has been deducted.

Shocked victim tried to call the number but there was no response .

Realizing that she has been cheated,the victim approached the West division cyber crime police and filed a complaint.

The police are now on trying to track down the accused through online transaction he said.