Popular Bollywood actor Aftab Shivdasani recently experienced a distressing encounter with cyber fraud, resulting in a financial loss of ₹1.5 lakh. The fraudulent incident involved a deceptive text message posing as a private bank, urging Shivdasani to update his account’s KYC details. This distressing event transpired on a Sunday when the unsuspecting actor followed the provided link, unknowingly facilitating a fraudulent transaction amounting to ₹1,49,999 from his account.
Bollywood Star Aftab Shivdasani’s ₹1.5 Lakh Loss in Recent Cyber Fraud
Taking prompt action, Shivdasani reported the incident to the authorities, filing a complaint at Bandra Police Station the very next day. The police promptly initiated an investigation, registering the case under IPC section 420 and IT-related charges. Notably, Aftab Shivdasani is recognized for his roles in popular films such as ‘Mast,’ ‘Masti,’ and ‘Hungama.’ Unfortunately, he joins a list of individuals within the Bollywood industry who have fallen prey to such cyber frauds. This incident underscores the pressing need for heightened cybersecurity measures and awareness in the entertainment sector.