LUCKNOW: An 80-year-old man was duped of Rs 3.2 lakh in an online fraud in Hazratganj.
Interestingly, the victim ML Sareen of Joplin Road in the area had fallen victim of net banking phishing in the past and was tricked in the name of closure of his account. Sareen said, “I got a call from an unidentified caller who lured me to download an app and later I found a message of deduction of money from my bank account,” he said.
ACP Hazratganj Arvind Verma said that an FIR under the charges of dishonesty and IT act has been registered and a probe is underway.

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