Cases of online fraud is nothing new. This time the victim to this online fraud is none other than former CJI RM Lodha. He was cheated of one lakh rupees in an online scam.Justice Lodha filed the complaint in the office of Assistant Commissioner of Police EOW and Cyber Cell in Malviya Nagar police station.
In the complaint Justice Lodha stated that on 19th April, he received a mail from the email ID of B.P. Singh with the message that he required immediate help of Rs 1 lakh for the treatment of his cousin brother. Justice Lodha immediately transferred the requisite amount, online in two transactions at the given account number. Justice Lodha also added that, he used to regularly correspond through email with Justice B.P. Singh. After the latter informed him that his mail account was hacked, he approached the Police and filed complaint.
This proves that no one in the present day is safe from this crime of online fraud which is cheating hundreds of people every day.