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Fraud
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

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.21

Malda: 2 jailed for ATM fraud

Two youths from North Dinajpur district were convicted on Wednesday by the chief judicial magistrate’s court in Malda for a cyber fraud case in 2019. This is the first case of cyber crime in Ma...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

World  /  Published 17.11.21

Suu Kyi faces electoral fraud charge

Myanmar’s military authorities on Tuesday announced detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be prosecuted for electoral fraud and abuse of power, preparing new charges as a judge set a date for de...
By Reuters in Bangkok

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

News  /  Published 02.11.21

Police link 2020 case to man arrested in ATM fraud

The man who was arrested in connection with an ATM fraud on Rashbehari Avenue on Sunday has been found to be involved in a similar fraud, police said.  Soubir Banerjee had replaced a 69-year-old...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Tollygunge

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News  /  Published 01.11.21

ATM thief offers help, steals Rs 1 lakh

A man who had gone to deposit money in his account through an ATM was cheated by another man who, on the pretext of helping the customer update his KYC, used the PIN to withdraw Rs 1 lakh.  ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Tollygunge

Business  /  Published 25.10.21

Bank frauds on internet go up

Banks have intensified their efforts to alert their customers of internet frauds that have swirled in numbers and varieties amid rise in digital payments. Bankers have stepped up their vigil on scams...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

World  /  Published 19.10.21

US court rejects Nirav Modi's plea

In a major blow to Nirav Modi, a bankruptcy court in the US has rejected a petition of the fugitive diamond merchant and two of his associates, seeking dismissal of fraud allegations against them by t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Washington

India  /  Published 12.10.21

JNU teachers see swindle ‘cover-up’

The teachers’ association of Jawaharlal Nehru University on Monday accused the varsity administration led by vice-chancellor Jagadesh Kumar of covering up a case of alleged misappropriation of r...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.10.21

LIC agent held over ghost policy fraud

The Odisha Crime Branch on Thursday arrested an LIC agent for misappropriating Rs 1.81 crore by claiming death benefits on ghost policies. The accused, Kabiraj Behera of Kanas in Puri district, used ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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