Mumbai: Veteran actor Shabana Azmi has found herself at the receiving end of online fraud. On Thursday, Shabana took to Twitter to alert social media users about how she has been cheated by one of the Mumbai-based alcohol delivery platforms. “BEWARE… I have been cheated by them. #Living Liquidz I paid upfront and when the ordered item didn’t turn up they stopped picking up my calls! I paid Account no.919171984427..IFSC- PYTM0123456..Name living liquidz..Paytm payment bank,” she tweeted. Shabana’s tweet caught the attention of Twitterati. Many people shared their experiences of placing orders through the same portal.Also Read - 'Totally Unacceptable': Shabana Azmi Slams Ola Cabs After Her Niece Has A 'Horrifying Experience' With A Driver
“I had a very bad experience with @livinliquidz https://t.co/ccL3FpzeNA last year, never delivered but I only opted for COD.. They are big scammers #livinliquidz #scammers,” a user tweeted. “Yes ma’am I have been cheated by the same guys and unfortunately the cybercrime and the police didn’t do a thing about it after following up with them a couple of times,” another one wrote. Also Read - Inside Farhan Akhtar-Shibani Dandekar’s Post Wedding Dinner: Farah Khan, Rhea Chakraborty, And Zoya Akhtar Look Their Fashionable Best
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After some time, Shabana Azmi shared an update on the same saying: “Finally traced the owners of @living_liquidz & it turns out that the people who cheated me are fraudsters who have nothing to do with Living Liquidz! I urge @mumbaipolice and @cybercrime to take action to stop these crooks from using names of legitimate businesses & scamming us”.
In the past, Bollywood celebrities including Akshaye Khanna, Nargis Fakhri and Karan Singh Grover fell prey to online scams.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Shabana has recently shared screen space with Swara Bhasker and Divya Dutta in the queer love story Sheer Qorma.