7 cases of fraudulent ATM transactions pop up in a day

Police on Friday registered seven cases of money being fraudulently withdrawn through ATM cards, after the victims shared details of their cards and accounts with an unknown caller claiming to be from their respective banks. The unsuspecting victims even shared the passwords for their ATM (automated teller machine) cards and internet banking passwords. Police sources…

Drugs lobby active in Kerala, says Chennithala

National and international drugs mafia are active in Kerala. The drugs lobby has spreads its roots deep in the State, said Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala. On the sidelines of a law reforms meet held in Kochi on Sunday, Mr. Chennithala told reporters that the police would take strict action against those peddling drugs. Meanwhile,…

Hyderabad: Engineering student held for sending obscene pictures to a woman

A 21-year-old engineering student was arrested on Saturday for allegedly harassing a woman by sending her abusive text messages and obscene pictures on her mobile. Cyber Crime Police of Cyberabad arrested Syed Ismail Zabih following a complaint from the woman of Miyapur wherein she stated that she received abusive text messages and obscene pictures between December 7 and December…

CID clueless on e-cash thefts

As real money gets stolen on virtual domains, Jharkhand police remain clueless on how to firewall Internet-related financial frauds, as a Garhwa-based political science professor has discovered in the course of seven nerve-wracking months. Jyoti Devi, a Garhwa college professor, lost Rs 1.46 lakh of her hard-earned money from the State Bank of India in…

Pune emerging capital of cybercrime: Expert

IT evangelist Deepak Shikarpur warned that Pune was slowly becoming the capital of cybercrimes. Shikarpur who, along with advocate Vaishali Bhagwat, has come out with a new book, “Cybercrimes – Technology’s Menace of the 21st Century”, said: “With the advent of social media, cheaper smart devices are available with the common man and the average…