Delhi cyber cell has recently received complaints from a leading export house in the city.
The complaint was that the criminals got access of the email ids and tricked their clients by sending them mails on their behalf and managed to get $31,000 from one of the client.
On further inspection it has been noticed that the attack is done from two different parts one from Delhi and the other from London.
A case under section of fraud and Information Technology Act has been registered by the crime branch. "Till now, cyber criminals had been targeting individuals. But this shows that an extremely organized gang is committing crimes on an international level," a source said. Times of India Reports.)
Manoj Tuli, the managing director of the company has revealed that at least three email-ids, belonging to him and his staff, were hacked by the criminals.
An officer reported that-'In the fake emails attackers deceived the clients by informing that the company's bank account could not receive payments any more and therefore, further payments must be made on their new account — 304259*** — of Nationwide bank in London.'
One of the emails, as accessed by TOI, reads - "Our bank just informed us about our account reaching its payment-receiving limit. Please use our new account details, attached alongwith, to make payments from now on." The attackers account was in the name of Naankang Dawan.
Well the officers are at their work and tracing the frauds and the route of money transaction but its time to think is anythng safe out here now.