With the increasing incidents of cybercrime across the country, the government has recently set up the 155260 helpline to help citizens report such crimes easily. However, it has been observed that people are falling for the same kind of online frauds over the span of two to three years. Due to lack of awareness, scammers are able to pull off the same tricks continuously to steal money online. Here are 7 dangerous scams that you need to know to keep your money safe online.

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eKYC scam: Update your KYC for mobile number, bank account, Paytm, etc

This is the most common online fraud that many people have fallen to. This scam starts with a call from someone claiming to be a customer service officer from your bank or Paytm KYC executive. You may also get a SMS that tells you to click on a link to update your KYC details else your mobile number or bank account will stop working. The entire aim is to convince you to download remote access apps like AnyDesk or…

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