Hyderabad, May 15 -- A Hyderabad-based dentist recently found herself ensnared in an alleged cyber scam, resulting in a loss of Rs 1.45 lakh.

Recounting her ordeal, she revealed that her interaction with the scam began innocuously enough through an Instagram page, leading her to contact an individual named Rebecca on WhatsApp.

Claiming to work as a recruiting manager affiliated with the Amazon partner platform, Rebecca enticed the dentist with a purported part-time job opportunity. To proceed, the victim was instructed to register on their app using a provided link and invitation code. Further instructions led her to engage with another individual on Telegram, identified as Bablu Kumar.

Under Bablu Kumar's guidance, the victim was dire...