Cyber Crime
News  /  Published 09.12.21

Four arrested with cash in call centre raid at Lake Gardens

Four persons were arrested on Tuesday night for allegedly running a call centre in Lake Gardens from where they duped people by posing as representatives of an e-commerce company, police said. The ca...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.12.21

Kolkata school Zoom webinar hacked

Shikshayatan Foundation, situated in the central business district of Kolkata has lodged a police complaint alleging that one of its webinars, which was attended by students and teachers of several sc...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.12.21

‘Director’ arrested at airport for New Town call centre fraud

A ‘senior director’ of a call centre in Sector V was arrested on Thursday on charges of cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy among others. Anirban Mukherjee, 30, who used t...
By A Staff Reporter in New Town

News  /  Published 01.12.21

Salt Lake Sector V walkathon raises awareness about cyber security

Debashis Sen, the chairman of the Nabadiganta Industrial Township Authority (NDITA), chess grandmaster Dibyendu Baruah, Manjit Nayak, the director of Software Technology Parks of India, and other dign...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 30.11.21

Lewd texts, threats to actress lead to man’s arrest from Jadavpur

A man has been arrested in south Kolkata for allegedly sending lewd messages and making threat calls to an actress over the past few weeks. The woman had filed a complaint with Kolkata police. Based ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Garfa


News  /  Published 26.11.21

Dum Dum cyber fraudster steals iPhone bought online

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly stealing a laptop from a residence in Bhowanipore on Tuesday, police said.  According to the police, the laptop was recovered near a public toil...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 25.11.21

86-year-old Prince Anwar Shah Road resident cheated of Rs 6 lakh

The ‘director’ of a company has been arrested for allegedly cheating an 86-year-old man of more than Rs 6 lakh with false promises of getting refunds for his lapsed insurance policies, pol...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 25.11.21

Ten arrested from New Town call centre for fraud

Ten people have been arrested for allegedly running a fraudulent call centre in a building in New Town’s Action Area-III and duping people of lakhs by posing as representatives of a telecom indu...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Town

News  /  Published 20.11.21

Fake call centre busted in Ekbalpore, 12 arrested

A dozen men were arrested from Ekbalpore in southwest Kolkata late on Thursday night for allegedly running an illegal call centre. Officers from the detective department of Kolkata police said the ce...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

News  /  Published 16.11.21

Kolkata schools to have cyber crime ‘expert’

Kolkata police will organise a session soon where a teacher or staff from every school across the city will undergo training on how to teach students about cyberbullies and online frauds. Police offi...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata


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