The police officer said the boy’s parents got suspicious when they had seen him possessing the two costly phones.
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.
The Vijayawada Cyber Crime Police stated that day-by-day cheating cases by cybercriminals targeting innocent people are on the rise.
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.
Police say every month they receive five to 10 complaints from IT professionals
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
The victim, a resident of Parate Nagar, had visited a medical shop on Sunday evening to buy some medicines, but couldn't get them.
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.