Aftab Shivdasani, a 1920 actor, was recently reported to have succumbed to a KYC fraud case. The Bollywood actor, who appeared in films such as Masti, Kya Kool Hai Hum, Hungama, and others, fell for fraud and lost a significant sum of money totaling Rs. 1.5 lakhs in an online KYC scam.
The victim of KYC fraud is Aftab Shivdasani
According to reports, Aftab Shivdasani was requested to update his Know Your Customer (KYC) via a text message that included a link. The SMS message, sadly, included a phishing link. However, The actor’s bank account was emptied of Rs. 1.50 lakhs as a consequence. The actor got the message from an unknown number on Sunday, according to PTI. The actor allegedly received a request to update the KYC information connected to his bank account. Although the actor was informed beforehand that his account would be suspended if he did not comply.
Aftab proceeded to carry out the directives. He did, however, get a notice informing him that his account had been debited by Rs. 1,49,999. Although this information was given by Aftab in the police report. The actor phoned his branch manager on Monday and reported a crime, according to a Bandra police station representative. Additionally, it indicated that a complaint had been filed under IPC sections 420 (cheating) and the Information Technology (IT) Act.
Jackie Shroff’s wife Ayesha was recently defrauded of Rs. 58 lakhs. But She then reported this to the police. Actor Annu Kapoor was defrauded of Rs. 4.36 lakhs in 2022. The actress Nargis Fakhri fell victim to online credit card theft in 2016. One of the several people who had fallen for the online lottery fraud was actor Karan Singh Grover. The emergence of cities like Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Pune as hubs for internet fraud is astonishing. But Audiences were worried after hearing the news of these celebrities.