Man defrauded of 30,000 in online fraud in Lucknow

Vivek Kumar Srivastava was duped of over Rs 30,000 by a phishing scheme . He had ordered an item online and received a notification of Rs 30,000 deduction .

LUCKNOW: Vivek Kumar Srivastava, a businessman from Himcity in the Matiyari district of Chinhat, was duped of over Rs 30,000 by a phishing scheme.According to police, Vivek had ordered an item online and received a call from a man who said he was a courier agent.He told me that the card would be delivered to me at my doorstep and sent me a message requiring me to provide bank details, he said.According to him, I filled out the online form for registration and received a notification of Rs 30,000 deduction right after I submitted the form.