Aftab Shivdasani loses ₹1.5 lakh in KYC fraud. Bollywood

Bollywood actor Aftab Shivdasani became a victim of cyber fraud and lost. Police on Tuesday said they received a text message asking them to update their Know Your Customer (KYC) details associated with a leading private sector bank, following which they demanded Rs 1.50 lakh. (Also read: Deepak Tijori alleges that he has been defrauded Co-producer of his film files suit for Rs 2.6 crore,

After the fraud, Aftab Shivdasani has filed a case with the police.

An official of Bandra police station said that the incident took place on Sunday and a case was registered in this regard the next day. “The actor received a message from his unknown mobile number. In the message, he was instructed to update his KYC details linked to the bank, otherwise his account would be suspended. Shivdasani clicked on the link mentioned in the message. He Followed the instructions, received a message Rs 1,49,999 was debited from his account.”

The officer said that the actor then contacted the branch manager of the bank on Monday and based on his advice, lodged a police complaint.

He said a case has been registered under Indian Penal Code (IPC) section 420 (fraud) and sections of the Information Technology (IT) Act and further investigation is underway.

Shivdasani has acted in several Bollywood films, including Mast, Masti and Hungama.

Recently, Ayesha Shroff, wife of former film producer Jackie Shroff and mother of Tiger Shroff, has filed a case of fraud after becoming a victim of fraud. 58 lakhs.

A man was arrested for cheating actor Annu Kapoor last year Rs 4 lakh on the pretext of updating his bank KYC details. According to the First Information Report (FIR), on the pretext of completing the process the fraudster managed to get the actor’s banking details and asked him to share the OTP (one-time password). After a while, Anu Kapoor received a call from the bank’s customer care number, informing her that her account had been compromised. 4.36 lakhs were transferred fraudulently.

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