The next day, she got a call from a person who asked her for the OTP that was sent to her mobile phone. And lo behold, within minutes, her bank account was cleared of Rs 1 lakh forty thousand. A bewildered Kanchan Mukherjee approached cybercrime ACP KVM Prasad and gave a complaint.
The cyber police are requesting the citizens not to answer or take unknown calls and, most importantly, not give out any relevant details. They say one must be wary of calls from unknown people, easy money schemes, and gift offers over the phone as there is quite an increase in cybercrimes.