Cyber Crime
News  /  Published 16.08.22

Dona Ganguly lodges Facebook hacking complaint with Kolkata police

The danseuse had shared her account details with a person who apparently promised to help her account get a ‘blue tick’...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.08.22

Kolkatans lose money through QR fraud in online sale

‘Prospective buyers’ ask for money with false payback promise...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.08.22

Malda woman duped of Rs 15 lakh by Facebook friend

Malda police arrested Nigerian national Benedict and his accomplice Golu Singh from Delhi on August 2 and brought the duo to the district on Monday...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

World  /  Published 05.08.22

US: Indian national guilty of scamming elders

The accused and his conspirators preyed on elderly victims impersonating as fraud prevention specialists from various banks...
By Lalit K Jha in Washington

News  /  Published 30.07.22

Kolkata police seek help to rein in fraudsters

Cops hold Hackathon to select ‘cyber experts’...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


News  /  Published 20.07.22

Bidhannagar man arrested for duping many through fake Facebook page

Discount offer on garments by Shyam Textiles used as bait...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.07.22

Phoolbagan man arrested for cheating elderly Canadian woman online

Police sources said the woman had told the Canadian police that the caller had introduced himself as an employee of a multi-national tech company ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.07.22

Scamsters dangle insurance premium bait before Kolkatans

Police say spurious links were being sent to mobile phones and one can lose phone’s data and banking details by clicking on them...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.07.22

Kolkata top cop Vineet Goyal warns against loan app fraud

Many people are losing money after taking loans through mobile phone applications...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Lalbazar


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