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1cr lost to cyber frauds daily in Hry, only 10L recovered: Police
Haryana’s cyber police chief, OP Singh, has expressed concerns about the low rate of recovery or blocking of funds in online fraud cases. He stated that people in Haryana are cheated out of Rs 1 crore ($136,000) daily, but only Rs 10 lakh ($13,600) is recovered or blocked due to slow response and action. Singh suggested measures such as upgrading technology, providing training programs for nodal officers, and establishing a 24/7 communication channel with the police’s cybercrime unit to improve the situation. He also emphasized the need for implementing cybersecurity measures to safeguard customer data.
Police driver held in paper leak case
A police driver has been arrested in connection with the Bihar Constable Recruitment Examination paper leak case. The driver, Jitendra Kumar, was allegedly linked to a gang that solved the paper for this year’s examination. This comes after two individuals, including an SSB jawan, were arrested earlier. Five people have been arrested so far, and raids are being conducted to apprehend others involved in the case. The examination, conducted by the Central Selection Board of Constables, was cancelled following allegations of paper leak.
Maharashtra-based health company on investor hunt loses Rs 2.5cr to cyber fraud
A health company in Mumbai lost Rs 2.25 crore in a phishing scam when an unknown person posed as a corporate communication manager and sent a link to the company’s proprietor. When the link was clicked, the money in the company’s crypto currency wallet was siphoned off. The police have formed a special team to investigate the case and have warned people about clicking on unknown links as they could lead to phishing websites designed to steal personal information. The police suspect that inferno drainer tools were used in the scam.