Cyber Crime
India  /  Published 19.05.22

Follow rules or exit: Govt to VPN providers

Virtual private network service providers that are not ready to comply with the new guidelines have the only option to exit from India, minister of state for electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar sa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 19.05.22

Seven arrested for Salt Lake call centre fraud

Seven men allegedly involved in running a call centre were arrested late on Tuesday on the charge of duping people, including foreign nationals. Salt Lake cyber crime police raided Nexus, the call ce...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 18.05.22

Kolkata transporter loses Rs 70,000 in QR code scam

The money was debited from Kumar’s account while the truck driver was waiting at the Fort William gate, the police said. Kumar first reported the matter to Hastings police station, where he was...
By Our Special Correspondent in Red Road

News  /  Published 16.05.22

Focus on woman and child safety from online fraud

Howrah police on Sunday started a drive to spread awareness against online fraud and to ensure the safety of women and children on social media. Officers said the number of cyber crimes against women...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri

News  /  Published 13.05.22

Netajinagar woman falls to fraud through WhatsApp link

Ghosh said she could log into her account after two days. “I realised my account was hacked. I have not taken any loan from anyone. Someone was using my morphed pictures and circulating them amo...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri


News  /  Published 12.05.22

15 arrested for New Town call centre fraud

Fifteen men allegedly involved in running a call centre were arrested on Wednesday on the charge of duping people, including foreign nationals. Salt Lake cyber crime police raided Met Technologies, t...
By A Staff Reporter in New Town

News  /  Published 10.05.22

Two held from Uttar Pradesh for wheat flour fraud

Two persons have been arrested from Uttar Pradesh for allegedly cheating a Kolkata trader through a fraudulent website that promised dealerships of a wheat flour company. Kolkata cyber police arreste...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.05.22

Kolkata police warn public against new-age fraudsters

The Telegraph reported on Tuesday that an official in the state housing department received a WhatsApp message from an unknown number with a profile picture that matched that of an IAS officer in the ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.05.22

Gariahat family falls victim to QR code trap, loses over Rs 42,000

• Avoid scanning QR codes for making payments • Cheats camouflage the amount to be transferred as a passcode attached to a hashtag. Clicking on that hashtag while scanning a QR code could lead to...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Gariahat

News  /  Published 04.05.22

Fraudster tries to dupe senior govt official posing as colleague on WhatsApp

The conversation began with a simple “How was work today?” However, what appeared to be a seemingly harmless message from a senior officer of the department, turned suspicious when he dire...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata


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