Doctor’s appointment was booked online and 62 thousand rupees flew away, you should also be alert

Doctor’s appointment was booked online and 62 thousand rupees flew away, you should also be alert
New Delhi. How do you book your doctor’s appointment? In today’s time where everything can be done easily with just a few clicks, most people opt for booking appointments online. However, when it comes to using the internet, you need to be a little careful in view of the increasing cases of cybercrime. Recently a woman was cheated of Rs. 61,900 doctor’s appointments were stolen while booking online. According to a report in ANI, Delhi Police has informed that a woman named Tabassum Qureshi is a TV producer from Delhi.

ANI reported in a report that “According to the police, the victim, Tabassum Qureshi, a resident of Daryaganj in Central Delhi, works as a production TV programmer. She alleged that she was cheated of a doctor by a fraudster in Delhi on December 29, 2022.” About Rs 61,900 was cheated on the pretext of getting an appointment. Delhi Police said that “Tabassum has stated in her complaint that she had found the number of Dr. Sumit Jain’s private clinic on the internet. At first the call did not connect but later she got a call from an unknown number and the suspect said that he will book an appointment.”

Delhi Police said that “after introducing himself as an employee of the clinic, the suspect asked the woman to pay Rs 75 through a payment link to donate to the children of the orphanage. The woman tried to make the payment, but first So it failed, so she used her sister-in-law’s phone.” Police further said that though the transaction from his sister-in-law’s mobile was unsuccessful, but after 5-10 minutes he got a message that Rs 51,900 was deducted from his account. After this, another Rs 10,000 was deducted from the account of Tabassum’s mother Sardar Qureshi. At present, the investigation of this matter is going on.

How to avoid cybercrime:
1. To avoid losing your hard earned money, here are some steps you should keep in mind.
2. Do not click on the links without checking their authenticity.
3: Get the numbers of the doctors by visiting the official websites of the doctors’ clinic or some other official sources.
4. Do not share your bank account details with anyone you are not sure about.
5. Money should not be transferred on someone’s advice, especially to unknown people with whom you spoke on the phone.
6. Don’t transfer money to phone numbers taken on the Internet.
7. You must verify the organization or person in any other way that fully proves their legitimacy

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