Nainital : Chief treasury officer of Nainital Dinesh Rana on Friday asked pensioners in the district to beware of cyber criminals who are calling the pensioners for relevant information and life certificates pretending to be treasury officers.
Rana said such an incident has happened at Haldwani in the district. Cyber thugs called a pensioner posing as the treasury officer and sent a form on his WhatsApp for details. Upon getting the information, cybercriminals withdrew Rs 10.5 lakh from the pensioner’s account. The chief treasury officer has asked all the pensioners not to share any details related to their pension account with anyone on the phone or WhatsApp.