Hitman Scam

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Hitman Scam

What is this cybercrime?

  • Scammer collects information about person from social media or other sources.
  • Scammer calls victim for ransom giving the details of the person collected from online sources or else he will kidnap/kill the victim or someone from his/her family.

Prevention

  • Report any such emails as spam and report it to nearest Police Station immediately including any phone numbers from where calls were received.

Solution in case of incident

  • Inform nearest Police Station and register a complaint including print of SMS and copies of pass-book or online transactions.Include details of calls made if any.
  • Write an application to Bank Manager including case details to return the debited money.

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