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Beware! THIS KBC lottery promising Rs 25 lakh on WhatsApp is fake


WhatsApp, the moment messaging app, is changing into extra weak to hacking. A brand new WhatsApp rip-off has emerged, and scammers at the moment are utilizing the identify Kaun Banega Crorepati to dupe folks. Scammers are mentioned to be primarily based in international nations and are engaging Indians with a message promoting a Rs 25 lakh lottery. This WhatsApp message informs customers that they’ve gained Rs 25 lakh in a fortunate draw. This comes at a time when In India, WhatsApp Payments is testing a ‘Cashback’ function.

If you’ve gotten acquired such a message, you shouldn’t pay any consideration to it as a result of it is fraudulent. At round 6.24 PM at present, I received a bogus KBC lottery message on WhatsApp. The scammer had promised a Rs 25 lakh payout. The audio message got here from an individual who claimed to be a member of KBC. This WhatsApp audio included a poster message with the faces of Amitabh Bachchan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani. Also Read: WhatsApp, Instagram face global outage, users unable to send messages

Picture this, the identical incident occurred with an individual named Raza in Mumbai who unknowingly believed that she would be capable of declare her prize. To be eligible for the prize, the scammer demanded that she pay a processing charge of Rs 25,000. Raza realised she had been duped for Rs 25,000 when the scammer requested her to pay a further Rs 45,000 moderately than transferring Rs 25 lakh into her checking account. In a latest episode of KBC, actor Amitabh Bachchan warned viewers that Sony TV doesn’t ask for cash for KBC and to be cautious of anybody who does.

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