The majority of cybercrime cases against women (279) were registered under Section 354 D of the IT Act, which deals with cyberstalking or cyber bullying of a woman.
The High Court on Tuesday also suggested the state government create a corpus fund to refund the money of the victims of cyber frauds.
Addressing media persons after handing over recovered mobile phones to their owners, he said online and job scams are rising in the district.
He said the ‘Citizen Financial Cyber Fraud Reporting and Management System” under I4C has also been launched for swift reporting of financial frauds and stop the siphoning of funds by fraudsters.
As many as 184 cyber crime cases were registered for online publication of obscene or sexually explicit acts and 21 for publishing or transmitting obscene material online.
Police identified the suspect as Sudhir Tandan (39) of Ahmedabad. He posed as a woman and befriended the victim on a dating website.
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Along with 11 mobile phones, police seized cheque books, passbooks, and ATM cards. Police are investigating the matter to check if more people were involved.
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The 'job' entails simple tasks like promoting products through 'likes' and 'subscription' on websites and YouTube videos. In most cases, the scammers offered Rs 50 for 'liking’ a YouTube video.
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Collector Madhavi Latha expressed concern over unidentified individuals using her name to send messages on WhatsApp from various phone numbers with malicious intent.
Cops found transactions were linked to 40 accounts under various names in different states
Palnadu SP Ravishankar Reddy said that the accused was addicted to online bettings and poker games for easy money. He committed several UPI crimes and stole over Rs 11.9 lakh from people.
The cybercrime unit of CB had registered a case in this connection under various sections of IPC and Information Technology Act on receiving a complaint from a city resident, Dillip Kumar Jalan.
The officers are hand-picked in such a manner that two inspectors and four sub-inspectors from each district will undergo training in the basic module.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) reported 2,04,056 cases of posts concerning child sexual abuse in 2022, up from 1,63,633 in 2021, and 17,390 in 2020.
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Chandrashekar was released a few days ago after he paid the amount to the complainant and also a fine. He left for India and reached Mangaluru via Mumbai on Monday night.
The complainant grew suspicious and approached the cybercrime police, who confirmed that Kumar’s identity was fake.
To renew the life certificate digitally, the victim approached his bank following which the accused, posing as a bank employee, contacted him.
Suresh sent the man a message on the app offering part-time jobs which can be done from home.