Consumer Disputes Commissions awards Passenger compensation of Rs 60,000 from Railways for train delay

Despite being a significant Public Sector Undertaking and being governed by various laws, the Indian Railways often fails to provide efficient services. Issues like late trains and unavailability of reserved seats persist. Consumers can seek compensation for losses or unfair practices

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Consumer Court Fines IKEA Rs 3000 for charging customer Rs 20 for a paper bag

A consumer named Sangeetha Bohra in Bangalore was charged Rs 20 by Ikea for a carry bag with the company logo. The consumer filed a complaint against IKEA in the consumer court and won a refund as well as Rs 3,000 as compensation for harassment.

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Telegram & WhatsApp Task Fraud worth ₹854 crore busted by the Bengaluru police

The Telegram & WhatsApp task fraud is very well known because of the large stakes and the large number of victims. The modus operandi of the scam is that the criminals lure the victims through WhatsApp and Telegram. Initially, the victims are asked to invest smaller amounts ranging from ₹1,000 to 10,000 on the pretext […]

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Cyber Crime Recovers Money Looted By Scamster through RUSK DESK App

According to a press release issued by the Maharashtra Police one Mr. Ajay Marchala living in Kashimira near Mumbai had booked a train ticket online through IRCTC. However, the ticket was not booked & Rs.1627/- was deducted from his bank account. When he looked on the internet for the IRCTC customer care number, he got […]

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Fraud Work from home (WFH) Call Center culprits arrested by Police

A number of complaints have been filed in the consumerscomplaintscourt.com regarding the fraudulent and illegal practices followed by several call centers offering ‘work from home’ activities. The modus operandi followed by these call centers is simple. They call people looking for jobs on Naukri, Quikr etc and offer WFH jobs such as translating jpeg images […]

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Dani Data App Scam involves a fraud of Rs. 200 Crore. File a complaint with cybercrime.gov.in

DaniData was a Ponzi scheme whch preyed on the greed of gullible people. The App offered people the temptation of doubling their money in a short period of time. All first time players were given a sum of 1111 rupees into their account so as to win their trust. They could use these funds to place bets on football matches. It was a MLM (Multi Level Marketing) scheme under which the person bringing in 10 people into the scheme also got commission.

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HDFC Bank Phishing Attack. How to identify and complain

Fraudsters send a sms message stating that the net banking account will be blocked today for want of KYC compliance etc. One of the messages reads as follows: “Dear Customer your HDFC net banking account will be blocked today., please update your PAN CARD number and click here link https://byrl.me/eLgM3vH“.

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Complaint against Dhani Loans & Services: Dhani increases its customer service team to 6500 people and promises to take remedial action

A number of complaints against Dhani Loans & Services about various issues. Dhani’s customer care service is very responsive and immediately provides remedial action. Some users complained that their PAN Card details have been misused to seek loans by unknown 3rd parties on Indiabulls-owned Dhani Loans & Services platform. Dhani’s customer care spokesperson told CNBC-TV18 that remedial measures have been taken including talking to all complainants & establishing if it is a case of identity theft.

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Fake Airline Jobs: Police Arrest Culprits

A number of complaints have been filed about fake airline jobs, The scamsters pretend to offer jobs on leading airlines like Air India, Go Air, Air Asia, Spice Jet etc and collect processing fees from unsuspecting candidates. Thankfully, the Delhi Police has busted the racket and arrested 12 people (including 9 women) for duping people by promising airline jobs.

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How To File Complaints about high electricity bills?

If you have a grievance about high electricity bills and would like to file a complaint, you can do so using the procedure outlined here

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