COM­PA­NIES UN­DER AT­TACK

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - - HTMETRO -

Euro­pean firm loses ₹130 crore

On Novem­ber 13, 2018, the email id be­low the a fraud­ster cre­ated a header be­ing a fake email ac­count and dif­fer­ent one. As a part im­per­son­ated the of busi­ness ex­pan­sions owner of a Euro­pean in China, the fraud­ster com­pany, which asked the Mum­bai head op­er­ates busi­ness in to de­posit some money the city. He sent an in a bank ac­count. email to the head of The city com­pany the Mum­bai branch trans­ferred USD 18.6 ask­ing the lat­ter to mil­lion (₹130 crore) to cre­ate a new email id ac­counts in China. The for him for con­ver­sain­ci­dent came to light on tions re­lated to a Jan­uary 22 when the con­fi­den­tial deal. The owner vis­ited Mum­bai Mum­bai head did so, as from Europe and was he did not find in­formed about the any­thing amiss de­spite in­ci­dent.

“Fraud­sters claim they are op­er­at­ing with new bank ac­count be­cause of govern­ment au­dits or that there is a prob­lem with the cur­rent bank ac­count.”

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