Online scam: Several duped by cancer-cure ‘wonder seed’

Amrita Didyala | Dec 23, 2016, 02.48 PM IST
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HYDERABAD: Cyber crime sleuths of Hyderabad have stumbled upon a new racket of fraudsters luring denizens into buying fake cancer-curing `wonder seed’ against money .

Police said cyber criminals are operating from the United Kingdom and some local pharma companies have also fallen prey to the fake suppliers of the magic remedy .

In the latest fraud recorded by sleuths at the Hyderabad cyber crime station on November 15, a manager in private company (victim) lost Rs 25 lakh to fraudsters. At least four such cases have been recorded in the city in recent months, police said. The process starts with either a friend request on facebook or through an email, followed by a call from a

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