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Not only that, but as soon as users log in, these apps also have access to their galleries and phone contacts, which can then be misused.
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“A few days after depositing the loan amount into the user’s bank account, the app starts sending continuous prompts to return the money.
“This leads to immense mental stress and trauma for the user, which only further misleads them. Thus, citizens must be careful when trusting such applications and performing monetary transactions. on the Internet, ”he added.
During the lockdown, several cases of online banking fraud and phone fraud were reported. The Indian government has also warned people against downloading and trusting unauthorized apps in app stores and should instead transact using only apps that have received a green signal from the Center.