Class 8 students lost about Rs 81,000 in online fraud in Krishnanagar, West Bengal.
This time a class 8 student in Krishnanagar fraud in online cheating. The incident has caused a stir in the Krishnaganj police station area of Nadia.
According to police sources, the cheated student is a resident of Mazda Sutlake Para of Krishnaganj Police Station. It is alleged that the scammer tool Rs. 81,000 online from the boy. Also, read TMC worker’s house blown up by Bomb blast in Bahrampur, West Bengal.
Therefore, he lost about 81,000 rupees. Krishnaganj Cyber Crime Police Station has started an investigation into the incident.
According to local sources, the student’s father is a day laborer, and the mother is a domestic worker. However, the family was forced to buy an expensive smartphone for the only son of Mazda Rail Bazar High School, an eighth-grader, to take classes online. That phone is on its way!
Allegedly, on Thursday, a call came in the name of the gas office on the student’s mobile. The temptation was to pay the gas subsidy over the phone.
That is why a bank account number and ATM number are required. The student also gave them their bank account number and ATM number without thinking.
After a while, he received an OTP into his phone, and he also informed them about that number. After that, the tempters said, he has to pay online first.
Then the subsidy money will be credited to his account. Trapped in temptation, the boy went to a computer center without telling anyone at home.
From there, money was transferred from the shopkeeper’s account to the tempter’s account several times. The scammer transferred a total of 81 thousand rupees.
Then the computer shopkeeper asked the student for money, and he started crying. The shopkeeper detained the minor and informed his family.
The student’s family then learned the whole story from the shopkeeper and wrote to the court paper to pay him. They lodged a written complaint with the Krishnaganj police station.
He also complained to Krishnanagar Cyber Crime Police Station. Meanwhile, the owner of the computer center threatened the student’s family is demanding a speedy refund.
In the end, the family released him on Friday with a loan of Rs 70,000. However, the fate of the fraudsters has not been matched yet.
The student’s father said that if the police could find the fraudsters and return the money, they would stand up again. So he demanded the cooperation of the administration.
Devika Chowdhury – She is a professional news editor, writer, and blogger for the last 10 years. She is working with NewsGater as an off-beat news editor cum writer.