Cyber Crime

Kerala Man falls prey to fake cryptocurrency app, loses Rs 6 lakh

The related incident took place in 2021. The complainant invested Rs 6 lakh in an app named My Token which was dealing with a cryptocurrency named USDT.

published on : 1st August 2022

Coimbatore city police engage with IT students to help with cybercrime probe

In a bid to curb the growing number of cyber crimes, the police have planned to create cyber crime awareness among students, especially college goers, who are active on social media.

published on : 1st August 2022

Hyderabad ACP Prasad shares tips on how not to fall prey to cybercriminals

In a conversation with Priya Rathnam, ACP KVM Prasad, who heads the Cyber Crime Unit of Hyderabad police, shares some tips on how to use the internet safely.

published on : 25th July 2022

Tamil Nadu woman loses Rs 4.2 lakh to EB phishing fraud

Despite warnings and awareness campaigns by law enforcement and other departments, people continue to fall victims to online fraudsters.

published on : 25th July 2022

Odisha lost Rs 122.48 crore to cyber frauds in four years: Government

Behera informed that 1,034 persons were also arrested between 2018 and April, 2022 for harassing people on social media.

published on : 19th July 2022

Cops send notices to Singapore firm in crypto fraud

Police registered a case in this regard on Saturday and suspect that Nigerians are behind the offence. They believe that the fraudsters withdrew the cryptocurrency, traded it and earned crores.

published on : 18th July 2022

Two city residents lose Rs 3 lakh to cyber frauds in Bhubaneswar 

A caller then asked him to register in another appand provided a link for registration.

published on : 17th July 2022

Kerala cyber crime department finds it tough to nab scammers with fake profiles

In most of the recent cases, fraudsters were found using bank accounts and phone numbers obtained in the names of poor illiterate villagers in various north Indian states.

published on : 11th July 2022

Two call centres raided at Delhi-NCR , Four held for job frauds

Nitish Kumar and Karan Kohli cheated a city-based victim to the tune of Rs 5,49,220 on the pretext of providing him the job as a Senior General Manager in Shell PLC India Company.

published on : 28th June 2022

Imposter tries to scam cops using DGP’s photo in Telangana

Several IPS officers in Telangana including a couple of Additional DG rank officers received messages on WhatsApp from an unknown number asking for 1.50 lakh.

published on : 28th June 2022

Cyber crimes to rise in future with easily-accessible internet, says Amit Shah

He said that while misuse of the cyber space was not new, challenges such as malware attacks, data theft, online fraud, child pornography have grown manifold. 

published on : 21st June 2022

Those who do not want to see India safe attempt cyber attacks: Union Home Minister Amit Shah

The home minister said that everyone knows that the misuse of cyber space is not new and various kinds of cyber crimes are seen very often that include malware attacks and phishing.

published on : 20th June 2022

Gang clones 1000 fingerprints, withdraws funds

Hi-tech criminals exploit loopholes in firm’s AEPS app to cheat payment company.

published on : 17th June 2022

India third on list of countries hit by internet crimes, says FBI

As per the report, excluding the USA, the UK tops the list in terms of victims of internet crimes followed by Canada and India. 

published on : 30th May 2022

Will use tech expertise to fight cyber crime in Karnataka, says new Police Commissioner

In his maiden interaction with the media, Reddy, a BTech graduate, said he will use his experience in technology to review the functioning of CEN police stations to reduce pending cases.

published on : 18th May 2022

KYC bait: Kerala teacher shares OTP thrice with cybercriminals, loses Rs 1.22 lakh

Inspector Anoob Kumar said victims of cyber financial frauds should immediately call 1930, the toll-free helpline run by the Ministry of Home Affairs with the transaction number. 

published on : 12th May 2022

Cybercrimes in Chennai rose by 1,648 per cent in past 10 years: CM MK Stalin

The man, who has trained thousands of police personnel since 2009, said the possibility of cracking these crimes has improved.

published on : 10th May 2022

Cyber crime has no boundary: Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana

Asthana said that 70 to 75 per cent crime in Delhi pertains to small thefts, snatchings and other street crimes, and the rest that is 25 per cent includes murder, extortion, robbery and dacoity.

published on : 20th April 2022

Uttarakhand tops nine Himalayan states in financial cyber crimes

State government officials said that due to prolific use of internet banking and lack of awareness such crimes have spiked in Uttarakhand. 

published on : 28th March 2022

Beware of Koko Loan App! Scamsters credit cash, demand twice in return

While cyber crime is on the rise in India, the Karnataka Cyber Crime Branch asks victims to file complaints immediately, but there is little action taken against scammers.

published on : 15th March 2022
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