Business / Fraud Alert fraudsters taking money from FASTag toll plaza know how

Zoom News : Jun 24, 2022, 10:08 PM
FASTag Login: At the toll plaza, people had to face a lot of difficulties before paying toll. To get rid of this problem, FASTag was started by the government. With the help of FASTag, toll tax can be paid at the toll plaza without stopping. In such a situation, there is no need to wait there for a long time. However, now the eyes of the fraudsters are on the money lying in the FASTag account and they are also robbing them.

New system was introduced

Electronic toll collection system was started in the country by the National Highways Authority of India to reduce the problems caused by the toll collection system. The Electronic Toll Collection System ie FASTag scheme was started in the country in the year 2014. After that it was gradually expanded.

active fraudsters

FASTag can be purchased from any official tag issuer or participating bank. At the same time, FASTag has to be installed on the vehicles so that when they pass in front of the toll plaza, the scanner present there scans them and the money is deducted from the account, but now the fraudsters have become so active that they are also withdrawing FASTag money.

A different case came up

Actually, many such incidents have come to the fore, where the victims have spoken about the withdrawal of the money present in the FASTag. People are surprised that how the amount present in their FASTag went out without going to the toll. When the investigation was done after this, a different matter came to the fore. A video related to this has also surfaced.

this is how theft happens

It can be seen in this video that a child reaches the glass of the car on the pretext of cleaning the car. After this, taking his hand, he starts turning his hand again and again, turning his hand in the opposite direction towards the FASTag on the glass of the car. In such a situation, the onlookers feel that the child is cleaning the car. Although the child is not cleaning the car, but scanning the FASTag on the glass of the car and clearing money from your account.

money starts deducting

Actually, during this time the child is wearing a gadget like a watch in his hand. It's actually a scanner. As many times as you rotate this scanner on the FASTag, the money starts deducting from the FASTag. The amount is also fixed in this scanner, accordingly the money starts deducting. At the same time, till the message of deducting money goes to the person, that child also cleans the car from there and leaves. With such incidents, fraudsters are constantly cleaning their hands on the earnings of the people.