Mumbai: A 38-year-old Borivali-based teacher was allegedly duped to the tune of Rs 82,629 by a cyber fraudster on the pretext of paying charges to a job portal for securing a work opportunity. The woman, who had uploaded a profile on a job portal, was contacted by the accused and lured with a job offer with an online learning platform. A case has been lodged at Borivali police station and the accused have been booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Information Technology Act, No no arrests have been made yet.

According to Borivali police sources, the incident occurred on August 30, when the teacher, who had earlier secured a job through the same job search portal, had updated her profile for a better career opportunity. Upon updating, a woman, who identified herself as Manisha, gave the teacher a call and informed that there is a position with one of the leading online learning platforms.

When the complainant showed…

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