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Cyber Crime Police Officer: Fraud poses as cyber cop, cheats woman; arrested | Gurgaon News | #cybercrime | #computerhacker

Gurgaon: A 25-year-old man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly cheating people by posing as a cyber crime police officer. The accused, Rohit Shukla, was arrested from Om Nagar by cyber crime cops from Manesar. He was tracked down using the Pratibimb portal of Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C).Rohit Shukla, who is from Devgalpur in UP’s Pratapgarh, has been working at his brother’s grocery store in Om Nagar for the past few years.According to police, Rohit befriended a 22-year-old woman from the city on Instagram. After chatting with her for a few days, he bought a new SIM card and called her, posing as a cyber crime cop from Manesar. “Rohit told the woman that he had been observing her online activities and noticed that she had browsed some obscene videos and content. Rohit demanded Rs 10,000 as a penalty and finally agreed to Rs 1,000. After transferring the money to a phone number, the woman called the cyber crime helpline on April 30,” police said.A case was registered against Rohit Shukla under sections 419 (punishment for cheating by personation) and 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) on Saturday. The police seized a phone and a SIM card from his possession. Cops also recovered Rs 1,000 cash.

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