“Come fall in love with learning,” said the photo of a cherubic kid wearing oversized glasses on the receipt the parent waved at the camera. But there’s little love in words she and three other parents used in the video—a complaint to the Chennai Cyber Crime Department.

“I did not know they were signing me up for a 12-month loan for Rs 50,500 ($729) from some company called Capital Float,” she said.

“They took our biometrics saying it was for EMIs,” said another.

“They” was Byju’s, India’s edtech behemoth.