The Crime Branch of Delhi police has arrested the kingpin of a Sextortion racket Mewat-based criminal, Mohammed Barkat Ali in Gurgaon. However, the police is still looking for his associates in Mewat. Reportedly, the gang was luring people through fake female IDs, initiating sex chat on WhatsApp and would extort money through blackmailing. Besides, the police said selling fake cars and bikes on WhatsApp were the major tasks.
Courtesy: The times Of India
The Communications Ministry on February 15 released a statement promising measures to bust spam and financial frauds done through phone calls and text messages. The ministry is working on platform for facilitating reportage of such frauds. Setting up of a new Data Intelligence Unit to aid coordination between all stakeholders in enforcement is also on the chart. The move is linked to the government’s plan to curtail telecom Vishing in… read-more
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