Woman Arrested for Aiding Cyber Fraud in Hyderabad

Cyber Fraud

Shruthi Mayur Bafna, a resident of Hyderabad, has been apprehended by the local police for her involvement in aiding cyber fraud. Bafna allegedly provided her bank account details to fraudsters, who then utilized them to facilitate scams targeting unsuspecting victims of investment fraud.

The modus operandi involved Bafna furnishing her bank account information to the cybercriminals, who subsequently utilized these details to persuade individuals into transferring funds under the guise of investment opportunities. In return for her cooperation, Bafna reportedly received commissions ranging from 10 to 15 percent of the fraudulently obtained funds.

Cybercrime police officials, shedding light on the matter, stated, “Shruthi was paid a commission between 10 to 15 per cent for the fraud.”

Following thorough investigations, law enforcement authorities succeeded in tracing Bafna’s involvement in the illicit activities. Consequently, she was taken into custody by the Hyderabad police on Wednesday. Subsequently, Bafna was remanded into custody pending further legal proceedings.

The arrest of Shruthi Mayur Bafna underscores the concerted efforts of law enforcement agencies in combating cybercrime and bringing perpetrators to justice. The case serves as a reminder of the importance of vigilance and caution in dealing with financial transactions, particularly in the digital realm where fraudulent activities are increasingly prevalent.

Authorities continue to urge citizens to exercise caution and refrain from sharing sensitive personal or financial information with unknown individuals or entities, thereby safeguarding themselves against falling victim to cyber fraud schemes.

The investigation into the matter remains ongoing, with authorities committed to identifying and prosecuting all individuals involved in perpetrating cyber fraud and other illicit activities.


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