Navdeep Singh Virk
CHANDIGARH: Following the events of internet frauds came into light, the Haryana Authorities has deactivated 392 cellular sim cards issued on forged and fake documents during the past month between May 12 and June 15, 2020.
Added director general of police (Law and Order), Navdeep Singh Virk stated on Saturday the Cyber Crime Unit, following a comprehensive probe in this age, had identified that a total of 685 cellular SIMs that are discovered to be issued fake and forged documents by the mobile service providers.
To find these cellular quantities deactivated, the Department of Telecommunications, Government of India was approached as a consequence of that 392 cell numbers are deactivated from the cellular service providers.
It’s been noticed that instances of internet frauds are growing and gullible individuals are being scammed by fraudsters. All such fraudsters frequently carry out their illegal actions by acquiring sim cards on bogus ID proofs to prevent arrest.
Highlighting particular precautionary steps, Virk said that Cyber criminals are continuously on the lookout for ways to generate income at others expense. Keeping this in perspective, it’s advised neither discuss any private information like bank accounts, CVV code, OTP nor react to questionable links on WhatsApp or email as it might lead to siphoning off funds from bank account.
“We’re again and advising and warning people to be skeptical of unsolicited and untrue offers received through telephone calls, emails and online social networking. At precisely the exact same time, the mobile service providers also have been requested to confirm the records of SIM card seekers correctly, he added.”
Cautioning taxpayers to not fall prey to cyber fraudsters, in addition, he encouraged them to make complaints concerning any fraudsters in cybercrime.gov.in or the workplace of concerned district superintendent of police or police station.