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Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020

Cyber fraud

Dec 05, 2019 07:31
The police said the case focuses on a long-term cyber fraud and money laundering operation committed by a sophisticated criminal group between January 2016 and January 2019. The group used malicious software to infiltrate computers, enabling them to... read more
Aug 30, 2019 00:16
According to police, the complainant had ordered a bedsheet from an online shopping portal Naaptol. In July, he received a letter from the portal, stating he had won a lottery ticket and was asked to pay money to avail of it. read more
Jun 24, 2019 14:15
Till mid-June, Maharashtra cyber department’s anti-phishing portal received a total of 218 complaints and has managed to take action against 197 phishing portals, mobile numbers used for vishing calls, fake matrimonial profiles, etc. read more
Mar 06, 2019 10:19
The accused had allegedly cheated a woman from Ernakulum, Kerala, in 2016. He left the country after committing the crime. read more
Jan 25, 2019 00:45
The 43-year-old called spoke to a fraudster posing as a customer care executive and was made to download app that revealed card details read more
Jan 15, 2019 11:10
Realising that he had been duped, Vijaykumar Marwa approached the Malad police station. An FIR was filed on January 6. read more
Dec 18, 2018 15:43
The victim of cyber fraud said that Rs 1 lakh was fraudulently taken from his bank account by fraudsters posing as bank officials and he was made to run from one police station to another for two days before his complaint was registered. read more
Dec 17, 2018 13:24
Police have arrested a man from Ivory Coast in connection with the crime. His preliminary interrogation revealed that he was part of an organised syndicate of cyber cheats. read more
Nov 29, 2018 11:18
According to the complaint, these call centres were allegedly conning unsuspecting people under the garb of providing “technical support” using Microsoft’s name. read more
Sep 27, 2018 17:07
The action has been taken against 150 criminal gangs, including 566 persons who have been booked by the police since May 1, 2017. read more
Sep 19, 2018 00:16
96 cases filed between 2015 and 2018; only 43 of those solved; cops ask customers to be cautious read more
Jun 01, 2018 12:33
The annual internship programme by the city’s force will provide 100 students from law and technology backgrounds, intensive exposure to cyber security, and help them develop tools to assist law enforcement agencies against cyber crime and bullying. read more