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Woman loses Rs 4 lakh to cyber scamsters impersonating Mumbai police

Deccan Herald 16 Aug 2023
The woman received an unexpected call from an unidentified number, with the caller claiming to be from the FedEx courier company. The caller informed her that her parcel destined for Taiwan had been confiscated by customs officials at Mumbai Airport ... Fearing the situation, she complied and sent money to all three accounts.

Pune student, mother lose Rs 53 lakh to 'drugs in parcel' cyber fraud

Indian Express 09 Aug 2023
In another case of the ongoing 'drugs in parcel' scams, a 25-year-old advertising student fell victim to cyber criminals who, impersonating both police officers and courier company executives, managed to siphon off a staggering Rs 53 lakh from her and her mother's bank accounts.

'Drugs in your parcel': How cyber criminals posing as IPS officers, courier executives dupe people

Indian Express 30 Jul 2023
The fraudsters, police said, would initially pose as executives of an international courier company and later as IPS officers ... Explaining the modus operandi in these cases, a cyber investigator from Pune City Police said, 'These frauds begin with the victims getting a call from people posing as executives of international courier services.

US Senate passes bill on Taiwan trade

Taipei Times 19 Jul 2023
Taiwan and the US ... Minister of Finance Chuang Tsui-yun (莊翠雲) told lawmakers that her ministry estimated that Taiwan’s customs declaration and courier companies would be able to save NT$100 million (US$3.22 million) in costs a year thanks to the deal’s trade facilitation measures.

Bengaluru techie loses Rs 33 lakh to fake police cyber fraud gang

Indian Express 03 Jul 2023
A 39-year-old software engineer filed a complaint on June 29 with the Bengaluru police stating that he received calls from a person claiming to be with the FedEx courier service to claim that a parcel sent in his name to Taiwan had been seized by the Mumbai police for containing illegal items.

Cyber fraud alert: Criminals pose as NCB officials, Mumbai woman loses Rs 2 lakh via ...

DNA India 22 Jun 2023
On Tuesday, the woman was called by an unknown number who claimed that he worked in a courier service agency and that her parcel to Taiwan will be delayed due to some difficulties. . When the woman told the caller that she had not sent any courier to Taiwan, the caller ...

Cybercrime alert: How this Mumbai based IT professional lost almost 2 lakhs in courier related fraud

Financial Express 22 Jun 2023
According to the victim’s complaint, she received an unknown call from an unidentified person posing as an employee of a courier company. The imposter informed her that a parcel to Taiwan could not be processed due to some complications ... Caller alleged that the courier contained illegals items- five passports, two credit cards, and narcotics ... .

Software engineer duped by cyber frauds

Hindustan Times 21 Jun 2023
The police said the woman got a call from frauds posing as executives of an international courier company and told her that drugs were found in her parcel and later some of their associates came on the line, posing as cops they asked her to transfer the money to their bank accounts on various pretexts.

Fake police officers’ gang busted; 5 held

Hindustan Times 02 May 2023
In December 2022, the victim – a resident of Vanrai, Goregaon East – received a call from a courier company, saying her parcel which was going to Taiwan had been intercepted at the airport as it contained drugs.

Young Aussie student on his dream overseas exchange program is fighting for his life in ...

The Daily Mail 28 Apr 2023
What started as a nose bleed turned into a horrific cardiorespiratory collapse for student Alex Shorey while in Taipei, Taiwan last Monday, landing him in ICU ... He is in Taiwan fulfilling his dream scholarship exchange trip at the Tamkang University in Taiwan ... Jean-Luc said Alex had been misdiagnosed in Taiwan with an immune disorder.

'Drugs in parcel sent to Taiwan\u2019: IPS officer\u2019s name used to cheat techie of Rs 25 lakh, third such case in 3 weeks

Indian Express 14 Apr 2023
... been sent to Taiwan in her name ... Officials said that on the morning of April 11, the complainant got a call from people claiming to be executives of a courier service, saying a parcel had been sent to Taiwan in the complainant\u2019s name and 140 gm of drugs had been found in it.

2nd cyber heist in 10 days using IPS officer's name, Pune woman loses Rs 92 lakh

Indian Express 06 Apr 2023
In the second such incident in 10 days, a 31-year-old woman from Pune lost Rs 92 lakh to a cyber fraud in which the perpetrators posed as courier company staffers, and \u201cMumbai cyber crime department\u201d officers, and claimed that a \u201cparcel containing drugs had been sent in her name to Taiwan\u201d.

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Caledonian Record 02 Mar 2023
Index-Journal. February 24, 2023. Editorial. On burning issues, gun laws gone wild ... Yeah, right ... As the Post and Courier opined, “There is, in fact, nothing in the Second Amendment that says people can carry a gun whenever and wherever they want.” ... People kill people ... US approves selling Taiwan munitions worth $619 million. Post and Courier ... Editorial ... END.

Delivery robot trial begins in Kaohsiung

Taipei Times 22 Feb 2023
A vehicle dubbed “Taiwan’s first food courier robot” is to undergo a 10-month trial at the Kaohsiung Software Park (高雄軟體園區) from Wednesday next week, the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI, 工研院) said yesterday ... Cubot ONE, Taiwan’s first food delivery robot, is pictured at a news conference in Kaohsiung yesterday.

Trump turns up heat on Mitch McConnell criticism, says senator has a 'death wish'

Democratic Underground 03 Oct 2022
Chao, who served as Trump's secretary of transportation during his time in the White House, was born in Taiwan ... The Courier Journal reached out to McConnell's office but ...