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Bank a/cs of city woman hacked, Rs 1.3 lakh drained out

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Mangaluru, Nov 18, 2017: A lady in her 40s found her bank accounts were hacked by cybercriminals, who transferred Rs 1.3 lakh to different mobile e-payment services.

hackedPolice said the victim from Dongarakerry, noticed the fraud when she visited the banks to get her passbooks updated. Transactions in the passbooks revealed that money was transferred to mobile wallets.

"Hackers transferred money from her accounts between June 1 and September 19. The victim has three accounts in three different banks and she never received any SMS alert when the funds were transferred," police added.

In her complaint to the cybercrime police, she said that nearly Rs 1.3 lakh was transferred to Paytm, Mobikwik and One97 Communications.

Police added that the victim’s husband works in a foreign country and he had transferred the money online to the bank accounts which were hacked