NRI loses Rs 2.6 crores in crypto fraud; Hyderabad cybercrime registers case- The New Indian Categorical


By Categorical Information Service

HYDERABAD:  Hyderabad Cybercrime sleuths registered a case of cryptocurrency fraud after receiving a criticism from an NRI on Saturday who had been duped of `2.5 crores. Police suspect that the fraud might be the handiwork of some Nigerian nationals and a probe has been launched.

The sufferer, a Nallakunta resident, has labored in several international locations. He was tricked by unknown individuals into investing in cryptocurrency. He stated that he thought investing in cryptocurrency was secure. He invested a complete of USD 323,000 (`2.57 crore) on numerous platforms.

Final month the sufferer returned to India for his mom’s therapy. He had thought that he’ll withdraw the cash from his cryptocurrency wallets and use it for his mom’s therapy. When he tried to log into his accounts, his entry was denied. He was shocked to seek out that someone has modified the e-mail tackle linked to his cryptocurrency wallets and ended up shedding `2.57 crore.


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