Kaun Banega Crorepati SCAMS
We have been a part of scams for years, no doubt! But with emerging technology and access to Information easily, these scams are not only getting convinient but also easier to get away with.
Covid times have created a sense of desperacy for such scammers and they’ve boosted way more in the lockdown phase than ever! Lack of proper education and knowledge about these acts have resulted in so many people getting bankcrupt and empty bank accounts in NO TIME! Yes!
The Kaun Banega Crorepati KBC scam is one of the many. A lot of people have complained about getting these calls where a man, on the phone, claims he’s from Kaun Banega Crorepati KBC/whatsapp/some head office. After which, they greed people by mentioning that a lottery, say ₹25,00,000 has been turned in their favour. They even go ahead asking about your card details, cvv, expiry date, card number, sim card number, bank details and so on.
By asking for a sim card number, these scammers have the ability to duplicate the exact sim card and poof! Your bank account is empty! People need to be educated and given the right knowledge to keep a check on such scams. It is given, without saying, that winning a lottery without actually entering into any such related lottery competition is next to Impossible.
Asking for bank account details and personal details is an ulitimatum! A red flag, Indeed. No person, NO PERSON has the right to ask you about such details unless they’re an actual authority with proper rights to do so.
Avoiding such calls, awaring people about the same, not falling for such phishing and so on are the only solutions that will help us along the way.