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Unknown caller asks teen to download app on father's mobile; takes away ₹9L

In a case of online fraud, an unidentified caller allegedly siphoned off nearly Rs nine lakh from a bank account of a man residing near Nagpur, after asking the latter''s minor son to download an application on his father''s phone, police said.

The incident happened on Wednesday evening, police said."The victim, Ashok Manwate, a resident of Koradi, has lodged a complaint in this connection," a police official said. "The victim''s 15-year-old son was using his father''s phone when he received a call from an unknown number on Wednesday. The caller introduced himself as a customer care executive of a digital payments company," he said, adding that the mobile phone was linked to Manwate''s bank account.

News source ~ Out Look India