Delhi Police says that it has busted a pan-India network of cyber crime fraud by arresting 23 accused in connection with the fraud of a fake version of SBI YONO, the internet banking app of State Bank of India. state bank of india internet banking app sbi yono fake version. sbi yono fake version busted by delhi police .
New Delhi : With Android phones being widely used even by elderly people in the country, scammers are now taking advantage of financial activities in various ways and finding ‘digital ways to cheat’.
It could be in the form of a message that leads to a fake page of a trusted banking app, or even the life-saving device you desperately need in a sick bed. The list is huge and can go from curious things to happy events.
Delhi Police says it has busted a pan-India network of frauds by arresting 23 accused in connection with the fraud of fake YONO, the internet banking app of State Bank of India (SBI YONO). Is.
They were running a ‘parallel network’ which was duping people for being similar to the banking app (SBI YONO App). One SMS (SMS Banking fraud) can destroy your life savings. The way these scammers work starts with an SMS sent to your Android phone. Initially, the racket will send a bulk message with a link, which will lead to the fake page ‘YONO App’ in disguise.
Police say that they host fake phishing pages on ‘Enrock’ and various other such platforms. Once the account holder feeds the credentials on the fake net banking page, the accused simultaneously logs into the victim’s original account. In no time they start looking for the next victim with the money duped from their ‘victim’ from different places.
There is a close coordination about their nefarious activities in the gang scattered at different places. A senior police officer says, “Once the victim has filled the details in the fake YONO app, the fraudster will get access to the same including OTP through the admin control of the fake YONO app.”
That’s how ‘intelligent criminals’ get caught! The Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations (IFSCO) unit of the Special Cell observed that various complaints were being received regularly, in which it was learned that the victims were required to update the KYC on the YONO app.
was cheated on the pretext of SBI management was contacted and a joint inquiry was initiated in which the data was sought from SBI and a detailed investigation was done.
During the analysis, a cluster of over 100 complaints were found, in which 51 complaints related to Delhi were linked. During investigation, technical analysis of the links sent by the alleged persons, link hosting, mobile call analysis and financial investigation was done and it was found that they are working in a very organized manner from different locations in India.
The infamous Jamtara connection (Cyber crime hub jamtara):The police (Delhi Police Cyber Cell) conducted extensive analysis and ground verification. The locations of the accused were identified in Surat, Kolkata, Girdih, Jamtara, Dhanbad and Delhi NCR (Cyber crime hub Surat, Kolkata, Giridih, Jamtara, Dhanbad and Delhi NCR cyber crime news).
The module of the accused persons came to light during the detailed investigation. As per the investigation, 6 modules were assigned for different purposes of the scam. One group is involved in creating and hosting phishing links, the other was buying fake SIM cards to send bulk SMS and calls.
The third module involved sending a phishing link and calling the victim if the OTP was not entered on the phishing page. The fourth group simultaneously logs into the victim’s net banking and transfers the money to the fraudulently obtained bank accounts.
Another module was involved in the purchase of fake or fraudulent bank accounts and the last group was withdrawing money from bank accounts. During technical analysis it was also observed that the mobile phones and digital traces of the alleged persons went off the radar at the same time.
If one of the accused is caught, the rest would have gone offline and would not be able to trace them. Thus, a strategy was devised to raid all their hideouts simultaneously and in a coordinated manner. Keeping this in mind, raids were conducted on their bases at 7 places all over India. During Kovid, another scam was also going on in the same pattern.
As part of the Delhi Police’s mission of cyber attack, they arrested 90 people who were duping innocent persons on the pretext of selling life saving equipment and medicines. This was the first time that the entire Delhi Police worked with all the units and districts to fight cyber fraud.