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Cyber Crime
News  /  Published 25.09.22

Gaming app suspect apprehended in Uttar Pradesh

Amir Khan, the prime suspect in an online fraud involving a phone gaming application named e-Nuggets, was arrested from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh on Friday night. A Kolkata police team arrested Khan...
By Our special correspondent in Garden Reach

News  /  Published 21.09.22

Extortionists threaten to leak browsing info, Kolkata police rule out data leak

An email demanding money with the threat that failure to pay will lead to circulation of one’s “private browsing history” on social media has emerged as another way to dupe peop...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

People  /  Published 20.09.22

Sharing is caring, but not ‘sharenting’

Sandeep Sengupta, data security expert, managing director of ISOAH Data Securities, and regional committee member at NASSCOM, shared some tips: Photos and videos shared on social media run the risk...
By Pooja Mitra

India  /  Published 20.09.22

Cyber con cuffs on three persons

Bihar police have arrested three persons from Bengal for allegedly duping a large number of people staying in the US, Canada, Australia and several other countries by sending them pornography links la...
By Dev Raj in Patna

News  /  Published 18.09.22

CID busts fake call centre, 5 held

Five men, including the director of a call centre in Sector V, were arrested by a CID team late on Friday. The call centre allegedly used to dupe American, British and Australian nationals by posing a...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

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News  /  Published 17.09.22

Pre-Durga Puja alert on hotel reservation fraud

Kolkata police have warned citizens to be extra cautious after several reservation frauds were reported in the city during the pre-Puja rush to book hotels. Victims lost money by paying through links...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.09.22

EPF payback: new bait used by fraudsters in Kolkata

A marine engineer from Jadavpur who lost his father 11 years ago got a call on Monday looking for the elderly man to offer him a payback on deposit in his Employees’ Provident Fund EPF account &...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.09.22

Enforcement Directorate searches for Amir Khan in cash haul case

Sources in the agency said they had told the sleuths that the seized money belonged to Amir, who officers said is missing. “Once we get hold of Amir Khan, we will ask him to explain the source ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Garden Reach

Business  /  Published 11.09.22

Duped: Serum Institute

Fraudsters duped vaccine-maker Serum Institute of India (SII) of more than Rs 1 crore by sending messages posing as CEO Adar Poonawalla and asking for a transfer of money, Pune Police said on Saturday...
By PTI in Mumbai

News  /  Published 06.09.22

Police warn Kolkatans against sharing mobile numbers at malls or with new friends

Police officers dealing with cyber crimes said people sharing their phone numbers at shopping malls to win discount coupons or with ‘friends’ they have met only on social media are mo...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata


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