Pune: Through loan apps, cybercriminals extort money.

A 21-year-old woman sued unknown callers for taking Rs4,000 from her and blackmailing her . The woman deposited the money from her account to the perpetrators out of fear .

PUNE: On Thursday, a 21-year-old woman sued unknown callers for taking Rs4,000 from her and blackmailing her, by promising to forward her morphed photos to all of her contacts.According to an officer from Yerawada police, the woman's girlfriend installed an online loan app on the complainant's smartphone last month.According to the officer, neither had secured a loan through this website.Unknown men called the complainant.

The woman deposited Rs4,000 from her account to the perpetrators out of fear.She cut their numbers when the criminals began demanding more money.She then discovered the changed picture on her tablet, with a warning to forward the file to all of her contacts.According to the officer, she filed a police investigation.