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Kochi-based company loses Rs 41.8 lakh to cybercrime

A similar fraud was reported in Aluva in January in which a spices extract manufacturing company lost Rs 45 lakh to Bihar-based cyber fraudsters. 

03 Jun 2023

Kochi man duped of Rs 1.9 lakh after trying to buy liquor online

“People should know that there are several websites created by fraudsters and the numbers given on these websites pop up when searching for contact numbers for any service-related purpose.

29 May 2023

Many fall prey to cyber fraudsters offering fake online rating work in Kerala

One recent incident involved a woman from Thiruvananthapuram who fell victim to this scheme, losing over Rs 22.55 lakh.

22 May 2023

Officers don purdah, play auto-driver to nab ‘sprinter’

What matters the most in crime investigation, at times, is out-of-the-box thinking.

18 May 2023

Questions linger over seizure of 2,525-kg drugs off Kerala coast

Four days after the seizure of 2,525kg of methamphetamine (meth) worth Rs 20,000 crore off the coast of Kerala, several pieces of information are yet to be made public.

17 May 2023

Kochi man duped of Rs 4.8 lakh in online service fraud

Ernakulam Rural cyber police registered a case and have initiated an investigation. 

16 May 2023

Preventive steps fall short, road accidents see rise in Kochi

In recent years, there have been several cases in which reckless driving ended in vehicles ramming pillars of the Kochi Metro, the official said.

26 Apr 2023

PM Kerala visit: Xavier habitual offender, wrote fake letters in past

He had also previously targeted N J Johny, a Kathrikadavu native and former neighbour, whom Xavier had a grudge against.

24 Apr 2023

Three youths arrested for attempting to pawn stolen imitation gold chain in Kochi

Three young men are in deep trouble after attempting to pawn a stolen imitation gold chain at a finance company at Pachalam in Kochi. 

24 Apr 2023

Youth steals six phones from train, caught by RPF in Kerala

RPF officials recorded the arrest of the accused under the RPF Act and handed him over to the Railway Police at the Ernakulam South police station.

20 Apr 2023

Rs 24 lakh swindled in yet another cyber fraud case in Ernakulam

After the phishing app was installed, the fraudster took control of the mobile phone device.

20 Apr 2023

Motorcycles pose most danger on Kerala roads

They were involved in 13,334 accidents that claimed 1,288 lives in 2022, show police data | Cars were a close second

18 Apr 2023

Following probe, overseas recruitment firm with office in Kochi booked

‘Trivial Chapter’ carried out campaigns promising jobs in Portugal

14 Apr 2023

Probe begins into cyber attack on CIAL website  

Cyber experts describe Anonymous Sudan as a politically motivated hacktivist group that targets India and criticizes the persecution of  minorities. 

12 Apr 2023

Strict measures adopted in cyber crime probes put Kerala traders in trouble

When he enquired about it with the bank, he was told that his account was frozen as part of a probe being carried out by the Gujarat Police.

12 Apr 2023