Cyber Crime Cell
04 May 2021
Television actor duped of Rs. 86,000, police complaint filed
A television actor in Mumbai became prey to a fraudster recently costing him Rs. 86,000.
09 Feb 2021
Government asks people to register as cybercrime volunteers
In a bid to keep an eye on the cyber world in a "coordinated and comprehensive manner," the government has asked common people to register as cybercrime volunteers.
22 Jan 2021
Anti-government social media posts will be considered 'cybercrime': Bihar Government
Posting objectionable, anti-government content on social media platforms will now be considered cybercrime in Bihar, the state government announced on Friday.
15 Jan 2021
Didn't get Harvard offer, fell for phishing: Journalist Nidhi Razdan
Well-known journalist Nidhi Razdan claimed on Friday that she fell victim to a sophisticated cyber-attack that made her believe that she has been offered a job by Harvard University.
25 Dec 2020
62% of cybercrime complaints linked to financial frauds: Delhi Police
At least 62% of the cybercrime complaints lodged in 2020 were related to financial frauds, Delhi Police said in a statement.
10 Aug 2020
Facebook employee flags man's "suicidal tendencies," cops avert tragedy
A man, in his 20s, was saved from ending his life by Delhi and Mumbai Police after an Irish Facebook employee told about his suicidal tendencies last week, said reports.
06 May 2020
Admin of obscene Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room' arrested
A 12th standard student, who was the admin of the Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room', was arrested on Wednesday by Delhi Police's Cyber Crime Cell (CCC), two days after an FIR was registered in this matter. Earlier, a 15-year-old, who had shared vile messages on the group was apprehended.
03 Jun 2019
IIT graduate dupes 15L people with fake Modi laptop scheme
If you recently signed up for a free laptop scheme under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name, you have been duped.
30 May 2019
Pune: Woman met man on Instagram, he raped her
On Tuesday evening, Pune's Pimpri-Chinchwad Police booked a 22-year-old man, identified as Vishal Navalkishore Bunde, for allegedly raping a woman.
08 Sep 2018
Karnataka's first: Man sentenced for 2 years in cyber-crime case
A 38-year-old engineer-turned-lawyer has been sentenced to two years imprisonment and slapped Rs. 25,000 fine, for morphing nude photographs of a woman friend and e-mailing the same to her and others.
03 Aug 2018
Delhi: Man makes fake social-media accounts, threatens women with morphed-images
A man was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly setting up fake accounts of women and sending their morphed images to their friends.
02 Jul 2018
Live-in-partner demands Rs. 5cr from woman, threatens to upload nudes
A 34-year-old Chandigarh woman was being harassed by her live-in partner for days now. The 24-year-old man demanded Rs. 5 crore from the woman failing which he threatened to upload her nude pictures on the Internet.
18 Apr 2018
Four new police stations, 186 cops to fight Mumbai's cybercrime
To fight Mumbai's rapidly increasing cyber crime cases, four dedicated police stations, one for each zone: Central, South, Eastern, Western and North, will be opened soon, Mumbai police ACP announced yesterday.
15 Apr 2018
Bengaluru businessman duped of Rs. 60 lakh by online 'lover'
Cyber cops are on the lookout for a woman, accused of robbing a Bengaluru-based businessman of Rs. 60 lakh.
14 Apr 2018
Delhi: 'Groom' caught for duping, sexually exploiting several women
A 41-year-old man was arrested last week from Dwarka for allegedly cheating, blackmailing and sexually assaulting at least six women by pretending to be a Mumbai-based media honcho.
14 Feb 2018
Delhi Police organizes training session on cryptocurrencies
A fortnight after the Delhi Police announced a new individual unit for its cyber cell, it conducted a training session on digital currency for its officers on Tuesday.
29 Jan 2018
Delhi Police to develop cyber cells for tackling online crimes
In a bid to tackle cyber crimes with ease and to fast-track investigations of online crimes, the Delhi Police has planned to restructure its cyber cell into an individual unit.
22 Jan 2018
Maharashtra cyber police to take action against online piracy
In a bid to stop the websites that upload pirated video content, Maharashtra police's digital crime unit (DCU) has decided to take action against such websites and eliminate them.
31 Dec 2017
Tatkal scam: CBI examining softwares allowing travel agents simultaneous bookings
After the Tatkal scam bust, several softwares used by travel agents to book Tatkal railway tickets are under CBI scanner.
28 Dec 2017
CBI programmer behind massive Tatkal ticket booking scam
Railway passengers will know how rare a feat it is to be able to book confirmed Tatkal tickets themselves.
10 Nov 2017
Home Ministry gets new divisions to fight cyber crime, radicalization
The Union Home Ministry has created two new divisions to monitor radicalization activities and cyber fraud, apart from merging others.
22 Jul 2017
In 2017, India has seen one cybercrime every 10 minutes
From major ransomware attacks to minor phishing rackets, India saw one incident of cybercrime per 10 minutes in the first six months of 2017: 144 per day.
14 Jul 2017
Meanwhile, Mumbai's cyber crime cell registers FIR against AIB
AIB seems to be in trouble after posting a meme yesterday about PM Modi by using the Snapchat dog filter.
13 Jul 2017
Steering clear of controversies: A rule book for Indian comedians
Indians born before the 2000s grew up on tales about Akbar-Birbal, Nasruddin Hodja and more. Historically, lower-ranked people resorted to humor to teach wisdom to rulers.
02 Feb 2017
'Pool not illegal': Uber responds to transport dept
After the Transport Department's order banning cab sharing, Uber said "uberPOOL" is within the framework of Motor Vehicle Rules. An online petition has also been started to garner support.