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3 months ago

Hi, someone lost huge amount in online job & registered complaint at cyber crime that he was a victim of online fraud.I also smell online job to be fishy so opt out myself doing no task showing unwillingness to do the task for money.But the victim mentioned my Bank Account number indeed because he might have transferred some amount to me as advised by fraudster but i don't know the person who has transferred me money because i received from the fraudster without knowing the person who is the victim.The online job involves lot of money investment and in return they pays you good return. The victim definately would have earned good amounts by investing for few days and he keeps investing big for earning big but finally he was trapped by fraudsters probably.I didn't showed interest because i don't want to earn money in this way. But the victim has invested big money and might have lost big .However in due course he might have transferred many amounts to many individuals where no one knows anyone . The victim has mentioned my bank account number as out of many transfer he has made ,one transfer to me as advised by fraudster but i received from fraudster once as income afterwards the very next moment i withdraw myself doing such investment job for earning money.I don't know the person who has transferred me money nor interacted ever with him. I have all the proofs with me to prove myself as innocent. Kindly unfreeze my bank account because i am nowhere involved or responsible for the loss of victim. Having realised i stopped myself doing such jobs the very next day. Someone invested money at his own will to earn money so how am i responsible for the loss. Yes if i would have directly interacted with him in this job transaction i don't have any problem to repay the particular amount of loss he faced due to me but i have interacted with no one in my one day journey. Infact i opt out myself having realised its a fraud job where people need to invest huge amount to earn money. I showed no interest in this job nor will accept to be responsible for someone's loss where the victim has decided to invest at his own discretion.

Kishan Dutt Kalaskar

Responded 3 months ago

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A.Dear sir
It depends upon so many factors since the people believed you and invested the amount. Normally the principal and agent are jointly and severally liable. Better issue public notice that it is fraud company and you are not liable for any fraud committed by the company.
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A.Dear Client,

If your bank account has been frozen due to a complaint and you believe you are innocent, you should take the following steps:

1. Gather Evidence:
Collect all the evidence you have that proves your innocence. This might include communication records, emails, messages, or any other documentation that shows you opted out of the online job and did not engage in any fraudulent activities.

2. Contact Your Bank:
Reach out to your bank immediately to inquire about the reason for the freeze and provide them with the evidence of your innocence. Explain the situation and make it clear that you were not involved in any fraudulent activities.

3. File a Complaint:
If necessary, you may need to file a complaint with your local law enforcement or cybercrime unit, explaining the situation and presenting your evidence. This could help resolve the issue and clear your name.

4. Legal Advice:
Consult with a legal professional to understand your rights and get advice on how to handle the situation. They can guide you on the appropriate steps to take and help protect your interests.

5. Cooperate with Authorities:
If law enforcement or any regulatory agency contacts you regarding the complaint, cooperate fully and provide them with the necessary information and evidence to demonstrate your innocence.

6. Review Your Accounts:
Regularly monitor your bank accounts and financial activities to ensure there are no unauthorized transactions. Report any suspicious activities to your bank immediately.
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Responded 3 months ago

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A.Dear Client,
You become the victim of an online job fraud scam by default. The National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal(NCCRP) is an initiative of the Government of India to facilitate victims/complainants to report cybercrime scams or complaints online and once a cyber crime scam is reported online to NCCRP, on the instruction of Cyber Crime Cell, investigating team started the routine process of investigation immediately and if required they can contact and call you to record your statement or for filing relevant documents. You need to get in touch with the Cybercrime Cell of your district or state seeking their necessary action in the matter. The length of time it takes to investigate a cybercrime can vary greatly depending on the complexity of the case, the resources available to the investigators, and the cooperation of the victim. In general, cybercrime investigations can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months or even years. You can also register a complaint of cybercrime at https://www.cybercrime.gov.in/ and track the status of your complaint online. You may consult with a cyber crime expert for further guidance and steps. Section 457 of the CrPC empowers a magistrate to use their discretion to order the conditional release of the seized/frozen amount. When the victim is known, but the credentials of the criminal who created the fake accounts are unknown, in that situation, the police seek a bond from the victim to release the seized/frozen money recovered from the victim's account. You may consult with a cyber crime expert or an Advocate handling cyber laws for further guidance and suitable steps
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