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Gojek customer loses Rp 9 million in case of fraud

  • Vela Andapita
    Vela Andapita

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Wed, January 15, 2020   /  05:26 pm
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Take it away: A Gojek driver delivers a GoFood order. (JP/Arief Suhardiman)

Amid the hustle and bustle of urban life in a big city like Jakarta, online food delivery services are always in demand. However, some fraudsters are taking advantage of these services by stealing millions of rupiah from customers. Agnes Setia Oetama is used to ordering food through the GoFood feature on ride-hailing app Gojek. However, after placing an order on Jan. 7, she found she had lost Rp 9 million (U$656) from her bank account. In a release made available to The Jakarta Post, Agnes explained that she ordered a beverage at a store at the Plaza Senayan shopping mall in Central Jakarta. The order was received by a driver, identified only as AY, who later told her that he did not have enough cash to purchase her drink and that the GoPay payment service at the outlet was not functioning. “He said I should transfer the money directly to the seller through a virtual accou...

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