Odisha girl falls prey to cyber fraud on mParivahan

Bhubaneswar: Beware while booking a slot for driving license online as the cyber fraudsters may swindle your money through Parivahan Sewa.

As the cyber crimes are rampant, the fraudsters are now targeting people on mParivahan.

Recently, a young woman in Bhubaneswar fell prey to cyber fraud while she was applying for a driving license online.

According to reports, the woman had booked a slot for driving license on mParivahan App on July 11. She received a link asking her for payment towards slot booking. She clicked the link and paid Rs 1,800 following which she received an email from ‘SP Consultancy’ that had mentioned that the slot will be booked within 14 days.

After two weeks, when she did not get any slot for next process, she approached the RTO-2 time and again for inquiry. The concerned official informed her that the link through which she had made monetary transactions was not belonging to Parivahan Sewa, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways.

In this regard, the victim lodged a complaint with Cyber Help Desk, Commissionerate Police.

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