The nexus of faux police, name ladies, and YouTubers have given a brand new edge to cybercrime lately. The development noticed a hike within the utilization of movies and photographs of policemen. An analogous incident surfaced within the state of Rajasthan.
Taking a cue from such incidents, the police officers from the CID cyber crime cell of Jharkhand launched a YouTube channel that alerts folks about such crimes.
DSP Sumit Kumar of CID Cybercrime cell launched a YouTube channel with the identify of Cyber Safety. The channel was initiated to assist folks keep alert of the fraudulent actions carried out by cybercriminals. However cybercriminals took benefit of the identical and looted round a complete sum of Rs 80 lakh.
The DSP of the CID cyber cell instantly intimated the cyber cell of Rajasthan after the incident was reported to them. Quickly after the officers performed search operations, the criminals had been arrested from the Arwal district of Rajasthan.
Elaborating on the identical, DSP knowledgeable that the gang used to lure the victims by sending nude photos of the women and later used to extort cash from them. Folks had been looted due to sextortion.
Nevertheless, Ranchi’s Cyber DSP Sumit Kumar had uploaded the video on the social web site to assist save folks from being cheated, however the identical video turned out to be a weapon for the cybercriminals for finishing up fraud and blackmailing actions.
Criminals had been utilizing the identical video uploaded by the DSP to execute the nude video fraud. They used DSP’s photographs to make the video extra credible. Earlier than sending it to victims, they used to edit the video and dub it in their very own voice to lure them.
Considering it real, folks used to get trapped simply. The DSP additionally revealed that aside from him, incidents of utilizing photographs and movies of different policemen have additionally been reported.