How to safeguard yourself from financial frauds, online and offline

Cyber Crime: There's very little you can do at your end, apart from being more vigilant. But certain things that you should do can make a lot of difference

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Bindisha Sarang Mumbai
India recorded 50,035 cases of cyber crime in 2020, an 11.8 per cent surge in such offences over the previous year, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) last week once again cautioned bank customers of fraud, including those in Know-Your-Customer (KYC) cases. In fact, certain frauds have become more prevalent than others, and being aware of them is the first step towards protect yourself. Mayur Joshi, chief executive officer, Indiaforensic.com, a company engaged in the prevention, detection, and investigation of frauds says, "It is necessary to learn, to read

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First Published: Sep 17 2021 | 7:55 PM IST

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