Manoj Kumar's son Kunal Goswami becomes victim to online fraud, loses Rs 9,000

Updated: Jun 27, 2019, 13:34 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Veteran actor Manoj Kumar's son Kunal Goswami lost Rs 9,000 in fraudulent transactions through his credit card

Manoj Kumar's son Kunal Goswami becomes victim to online fraud, loses Rs 9,000
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Veteran actor Manoj Kumar's son was victimised by two fraudulent transactions that were carried out on his credit card. Producer-actor Kunal Goswami (53), son of Manoj Kumar, clicked on an ad link on Facebook while looking to buy a suitcase online. The click cost him around Rs 9,000 when the fraudulent transactions were carried out in Chinese yuan currency.

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The Juhu police have sought details from the bank to track the money trail. Cops are have also roped in the cyber police department to track the internet protocol (IP) address to find the server. The fraud transaction took place on June 21. "There were two transactions on Goswami’s cards. One was for 426 yuan and the other 483. The fraudulent transactions were carried out in just eight minutes between 8.20am and 8.28am. Goswami immediately called customer care and blocked the card. We are awaiting a report from the bank and details of the site that siphoned off the money," Juhu police station officer stated.

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According to Times of India, Kunal Goswami stated that his card had been misused. He also added that he has completed the process of disputing the fraud transaction with the bank and filing a police complaint to reverse fraudulent transactions. In his complaint, Kunal Goswami stated, "I was browsing Facebook when I clicked on to buy a 'powered suitcase that follows you'. I was directed to a webpage where I was asked to enter the shipping address and card details. But it failed. Seconds later, two fraudulent transactions were carried out on my card." A case was registered under IPC Section 420 for cheating and IT Act sections 66(C) for identity theft and 66(D) for cheating by personation.

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