Fraudsters create fake Facebook account in Udupi DC's name, seek money


Daijiworld Media Network - Udupi 

Udupi, Apr 11: A fake Facebook account was created in the name of deputy commissioner (DC) G Jagadeesha. The username used on Facebook was G Jagadeesha Malalagadde. 

The fraudster who created the account reached out to people seeking financial help. The concerned asked people to send money through the PhonePe app and also provided a number to which the amount is to be sent.
 
"Can you transfer 7K. I need urgent," was the message to the people from the fake Facebook account.

Lately, frauds of this kind have been on the rise and seem to target the influential and those working for the government.
It may be recalled that fake Facebook accounts were created in the name of police officials to request money. 
 
To alert the people of the fraud, DC Jagadeesha via a Facebook post shared screenshots of the messages and informed that he had filed a complaint in this regard. He also urged the people to not transfer money in such situations.

 

 

  

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  • Rita, Germany

    Mon, Apr 12 2021

    Fraudsters are having many good ideas.Here the person was asking money.Just other way was in my case I received many mails that rich lady in USA wanted to give the money to me .she was going to die.etc..second mail was from the widow of Saddam Hussain ,etc.I had to give my mail address and account number.Now I am thinking why did I not give?Lost lot of fortune.?(or saved my hard earned Cents)

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sun, Apr 11 2021

    Feku Returns ...

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  • Gabriel Lewis, Brahmavar

    Sun, Apr 11 2021

    Since 2014, the fakesters & fraudsters have been increasing drastically 🤦‍♂️😥😎

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  • Daniel, Mangalore

    Sun, Apr 11 2021

    Public needs to be smart too. Fraud guy is brushing away the real questions asked that's when he should have understood

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  • Dylan, Mangalore

    Sun, Apr 11 2021

    Nothing great, all after 2014 become usual to cheat people.

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