Bengaluru Man’s Hilarious Chat Exposes Scammer’s Tactics

Bengaluru resident shares amusing chat with scammer detailing attempts to steal OTPs and financial information.

  • Bengaluru resident shares amusing chat with scammer detailing attempts to steal OTPs and financial information.
  • Thread goes viral on social media, highlighting the importance of vigilance against online scams.
  • Scammer reveals tactics including forwarding messages and using OTPs to sign up for e-commerce sites.

A Bengaluru resident’s entertaining conversation with a scammer has shed light on the tactics used by fraudsters to steal OTPs and financial information. Chetty Arun, the culture head at Razorpay, shared his amusing chat on social media, attracting widespread attention.

In the thread, Arun engages with the scammer, humorously saved as “Scammy McScammer” in his contacts, who reveals their modus operandi. The scammer explains how they attempt to gain access to victims’ WhatsApp accounts and use received OTPs to sign up for e-commerce websites, facilitating theft of funds.

The thread has gone viral, with over two million views and significant engagement from social media users. Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma even retweeted the thread, emphasizing the importance of public awareness regarding such scams. Arun’s conversation serves as a reminder of the need for online safety measures and vigilance against fraudulent activities.