October 29, 2022

Delhi Police is warning WhatsApp users against a new online scam that’s doing rounds. The scam claims that the user has won a cash reward of Rs 25 lakh in the popular quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC). The message states that the registered phone number has been selected in the “KBC Sim Card Lucky Draw Compitation 2021.”

The message further claims that users avail the cash reward by clicking on the link shared along with the WhatsApp message. The link is said to redirect users to the KBC Office but that’s not the case in reality.

The WhatsApp message reads as follows:

“HELLO

Namashkar!

I am vijay Kumar from KBC Koun Banega Carorepati mumbai!

Congratulation,

Your wahtsapp Number Selected in KBC Sim Card Lucky Draw Compitation 2021!

You have won 25,00,000 Lacs KBC Cash Prize.

Apka WAHTSAPP Number KBC All india Sim Card Lucky Draw Compitation Main Winner Bangaya hai!

25,000,00 Lacs KBC Cash Prize Ka!

Please Contact Now KBC Office WhatsApp No: https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=917011789860

KBC Manger:Mr rana prtabh singh

is Online And get your KBC Prize Money information!

Your Lottery No.0099

Your KBC File No:BT12

Dear winner please only call to WhatsApp!

Ap abi apne WhatsApp Number se KBC Office Me Whatsapp Call karein! https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=917011789860

Thank”

Detailing the new WhatsApp scam, the Delhi Police Cyber Cell notes, “Once the victim deposits that money, they start demanding for more on one pretext or another. The…

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