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Bank frauds dip further in FY23, private lenders report maximum cases

However, total amount scammed from state-run banks higher than private

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Manojit Saha Mumbai

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The value of frauds continued to decline in FY23, with banks reporting an overall defrauded figure of Rs 30,252 crore in FY23, compared with 59,819 crore in FY22.

Private sector banks reported the maximum number of frauds in 2022-23, while the share of public sector banks in terms of the overall amount defrauded continued to top the table in 2022-23.

Frauds by volume have occurred predominantly in the digital payments space. However, in value terms, they have been reported primarily in loan portfolios (advances category).

The total amount scammed continued to dip during 2022-23, down 49 per cent over 2021-22.

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First Published: May 30 2023 | 6:55 PM IST

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