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It’s ‘$2 for blue tick’ in Chandigarh: Cyber cheats faster than Elon Musk | Chandigarh News 3/5 (1)

CHANDIGARH: Even before Elon Musk makes you pay $8 per month for blue tick on Twitter, messages selling the verified badge for one-time payment of $2 have started flashing on mobile phones -- the latest click fraud method adopted by online fraudsters that has forced the cyber police to issue an advisory in the city.
The ruse is in line with the tried and tested ones like using display pictures of well-known people and officials on WhatsApp and sending requests for money, scaring people of losing their power connection if bill not paid in 24 hours and disconnection of phone if SIM card not updated by clicking on links.

Only this time a discount is pitched to grab attention. "Dear twitter user, please get a special discount as part of our pre X-mas clearance. Special early bird discount and family packs for 2 USD per member, open the link," according to the message sent by fraudsters. As people follow the instructions and fill their details for transactions, the fraudsters gain access to their bank accounts and passwords, enabling them to withdraw money, said cops who have started making people aware about the new fraud.
Ranjit Singh, SHO, cyber police station, UT, said attempts are being made to cheat Twitter users by sending messages of offering a discount on subscription of blue tick but no FIR has been registered in the city so far, he said, adding the cyber police will also start an intensive awareness programme to protect people from this new type of fraud.

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ग्रेच्युटी सुविधा कल के कैबिनेट ने बेसिक के लिए भी बहाल मृत बेसिक शिक्षकों के परिजनों को ग्रेच्युटी का रास्ता साफ, जिन्होंने नहीं भरा ग्रेच्युटी का विकल्प।उन्हें अब दिया जा सकेगा लाभ, ग्रेच्यूटी के नए प्रस्ताव को योगी कैबिनेट की मंजूरी कर दी है,

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