Cyber crime

One arrested for posting vulgar video

The YouTube channel in the name of ‘Sambalpuri Dukan’ was created where a video with pictures of women anganwadi workers with vulgar language has been posted. 

published on : 22nd September 2021

Three cyber conmen traced to Haryana, held for SIM racket

During investigations, the team found that miscreants were using SIM cards that were obtained by giving fake documents.

published on : 18th September 2021

Delhi reported least number of cybercrimes among four metros in 2020: NCRB data

Among the four major metro cities, Mumbai registered 2,433 cases, Chennai registered 186 cases, and Kolkata registered 172 cases.

published on : 16th September 2021

Fake news, riots push India's crime rate up by 28 per cent amidst pandemic

More disputes as compared to the previous year were reported last year over conflicts concerning religion, sect, caste, agriculture, money, water and land despite the ongoing pandemic

published on : 16th September 2021

India reported 11.8% rise in cyber crime in 2020; 578 incidents of 'fake news on social media': Data

The year saw 4,047 cases of online banking fraud, 1,093 OTP frauds and 1,194 credit/debit card fraud, while 2,160 cases related to ATM were reported in 2020, the NCRB figures showed.

published on : 15th September 2021

Odisha girl uses fake Facebook account to dupe youth of Rs 6.5 lakhs

Police said Priyanka used to befriend youths by creating fake Facebook and WhatsApp accounts with pictures of other girls and has cheated at least seven men online.

published on : 11th September 2021

Uttarakhand High Court notice to Facebook, Centre on cyber blackmailing 

The Uttarakhand DGP and the Haridwar additional superintendent of police have also been sent notices by the division bench of the high court.

published on : 9th September 2021

Goa cops bust fake call centre, arrest 13 from various states for duping US citizens

Explaining the modus operandi, he said the accused used computers and virtual private network to contact their victims through the interactive voice response system.

published on : 8th September 2021

ICICI manager took Rs 36 Lakh to de-freeze accounts

Rakesh defended himself stating that he only released the accounts based on a letter issued by the cyber crime wing of Kolkata police.

published on : 1st September 2021

Hyderabad's Apollo Hospital files case on software firm

Kaseya VSA reportedly updated the anti-virus software installed in the hospital systems without intimating the software administrators at the hospital, causing the systems to crash.

published on : 1st September 2021

Beware of cyber criminals, Vijayawada police cautions people  

The Vijayawada Cyber Crime Police stated that day-by-day cheating cases by cybercriminals targeting innocent people are on the rise.

published on : 20th August 2021

Actor Meera Mithun booked in Tamil Nadu for casteist slur

The complainant alleged that Meera Mithun had blamed movie directors from the Scheduled Castes community for all the wrongs and ills in the movie industry. 

published on : 9th August 2021

Hyderabad Cyber Crime sleuths arrest duo for online fraud

The Hyderabad Cyber Crime sleuths arrested Adabala Srinivasa Rao and Narala Vijay Krishna who reportedly pulled off an online investment fraud acting at the behest of some Chinese nationals.

published on : 9th August 2021

Odisha plans special safety wing to combat cyber crime  

Four cyber police stations are currently functioning at Rourkela, Sambalpur, Berhampur and Bhubaneswar.

published on : 4th August 2021

Army Lieutenant Colonel posted in Secunderabad duped of Rs 1 lakh by scamster

In the complaint, the officer stated that he received a call from an unknown person identifying himself as an employee of a mobile app company that facilitates credit card payments.

published on : 2nd August 2021
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