Cyber fraud

Assam child’s online game addiction costs parents Rs 19 lakh

The police officer said the boy’s parents got suspicious when they had seen him possessing the two costly phones. 

published on : 20th September 2021

Customers beware! Punjab National Bank warns about fake portal created by fraudsters

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, banks have started providing most of their services online. In such a scenario, it is important to know if the information one comes across is legit.

published on : 21st August 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

Crypto fraud: Nigerian national held in Delhi for duping Dehradun man of Rs 60 lakhs

In a joint operation, Uttarakhand STF and cyber police arrested the accused in a case of cyber fraud. The police recovered eight cellphones, two laptops, and other gadgets from him.

published on : 17th August 2021

Techies turn soft targets of cyber fraudsters

Police say every month they receive five to 10 complaints from IT professionals   

published on : 4th August 2021

Nigerian man arrested for cyber fraud

He came to India to make easy money by committing cybercrimes. Obinna, who learnt the ways of the trade from his friends, created fake accounts with pictures of Europeans and tricked innocents.

published on : 31st July 2021

Retired Telangana cop loses Rs 11 lakhs to cyber fraud

From October 2020 till July 2021, several transactions had taken place in the victim's account without his knowledge, causing him to lose Rs 11 lakhs. 

published on : 28th July 2021

Ivory Coast man held in Gujarat duping man of over Rs 14 lakh through fake website 

The accused had allegedly promised the complainant Rs 2 crore as advance for his kidney and asked him to deposit some money over several transactions to start the process, the police said.

published on : 17th July 2021

Bhubaneswar Crime Branch advises against online KYC fraud

In the last four months, the Cyber help desk of Bhubaneswar urban police district has received maximum fraud calls related to updating KYC for debit/credit cards.

published on : 15th July 2021

Odisha gold loan firm staff cons fellow employees in Hyderabad

But that’s just not all. Sitting in Bhubaneswar, he conned two of his fellow employees in Hyderabad to make away with the loan, only to land in police net.

published on : 10th July 2021

Telangana accounts for 25% of money lost to cyber fraud in India: Report

From Aug 1, 2019, to June 30, Telangana reported 6,288 instances of phone frauds and 16,455 instances of attempted frauds. Hyderabad also tops the list with 12,092 victims.

published on : 10th July 2021

Cyber fraud syndicate laundering money through cryptocurrency exchanges to fraudsters in Pakistan, China busted by MP Police

Online dating apps were used to lure Indian businessmen to invest in shell companies and the investments later laundered to Chinese and Pakistani nationals in cryptocurrency

published on : 7th July 2021

Cyber fraud on rise during lockdown in Odisha

On Friday, a woman of Nayapalli lodged a complaint with cyber police alleging that cyber criminals looted Rs 60,000 on the pretest of updating her father-in-law’s SIM card documents.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Nagpur man looking to buy medicines online loses Rs 1.81 lakh to cyber fraud

The victim, a resident of Parate Nagar, had visited a medical shop on Sunday evening to buy some medicines, but couldn't get them.

published on : 25th May 2021

91 arrests, 372 FIRs in Covid cyber fraud cases

The Delhi Police has registered 372 FIRs and arrested 91 persons involved in cyber frauds to cheat people in need of oxygen and life-saving drugs such as Remdesivir.

published on : 12th May 2021
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