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Online Scams: Bollywood Celebrities Who Faced Online Frauds; Check Out The List!

Online Scams: Bollywood Celebrities Who Faced Online Frauds; Check Out The List!

You will be amazed to know how these scammers scam Celebrities. Actors suffered a great loss and have also filed complaints against it.

By Alisha Limbachia | Updated On: Mar 5, 2023 11:56 AM IST

Online Scams: Bollywood Celebrities Who Faced Online Frauds; Check Out The List!

Indian cricket players and Bollywood stars are apparently the victims of an odd cyber fraud case. Indeed, the development of the internet has provided us with wonderful opportunities to learn about new subjects, stay in touch with loved ones, and even have access to our preferred goods and services. Nonetheless, there are certain possible risks, such as internet fraud. Yet in recent years, they've grown by around 70 percent.

With that in mind, it's time to become familiar with the most popular online scams with Bollywood celebs

Sawara Bhaskar

The actress Swara Bhaskar is reportedly the most recent Bollywood star to experience ATM fraud. According to a story on Mid-day.com, the actress reported a "fraudulent" cash withdrawal to the Kharghar police.

Karan Singh Grover

Actor Karan Singh Grover of Alone reportedly fell for an online lottery fraud, according to IndianExpress.com. According to the newspaper, the actor reportedly reported his loss of Rs. 5.6 lakh and filed a police complaint in Mumbai.

Aishwarya Rai and Alia Bhatt

Credit card fraud has affected Aishwarya Rai and Alia Bhatt. The accused's IP addresses and the mobile numbers used to open bank accounts in the names of famous people were monitored. Gangs in Delhi and Jaipur were responsible for carrying out the scheme. According to widely-reported sources, five people were detained by police on suspicion of allegedly counterfeiting official identification cards of many Bollywood superstars in order to obtain credit cards and defraud banks out of amounts ranging from Rs 90 lakh to Rs 1 crore.

Other Celebs & Cricketers Who Faced Online Scams

A bunch of fraudsters allegedly utilised bogus PAN and Aadhaar information belonging to a number of celebrities, including Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, Hrithik Roshan, Abhishek Bachchan, and Madhuri Dixit, to defraud banks of more than Rs 50 lakh recently, in a stunning episode of fraud. The fraudsters obtained credit cards issued in the names of cricket players and Bollywood actors from Pune-based fintech company "One Card" using their GST identification numbers, which are publicly available online.

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