Cyber fraud cases are increasing rapidly in India. This is the reason why cyber cell facility is being provided in every police station. The police also keeps alerting about incidents related to cyber crime time and again. Still people are falling prey to fraud. However, cyber fraud can be avoided if the advisory of the police is followed.
In the meantime, while giving information, the UP Police said that a victim had been cheated by crimes worth Rs 10 lakh. After receiving the complaint, the Lucknow Police took immediate action and recovered Rs 10 lakh. Similarly, since June 2021 till now, complaints of 217 persons were received in Muzaffarnagar Cyber Cell. After which the police, taking action from time to time, got Rs 47,47,346 recovered from online thugs.
UP Police has given this information through Twitter. Along with this, the police has also given information that if someone becomes a victim of online fraud, then how can his money be returned and what he will have to do immediately.
What to do if money is fraudulently withdrawn from the account
According to the UP Police, in case of fraudulent withdrawal of money from the account, immediately call “1930”. As soon as the complaint is issued on this number, action is started by the cyber cell immediately. Under these numbers, instant hearing is done in case of withdrawal of money from the account, withdrawal of money by changing ATM, calling OTP and withdrawing money through other means.
File a complaint by reaching the police station in one and a half to two hours
After registering a complaint on the toll number, the victim should reach the concerned police station within one and a half to two hours of the incident and register her complaint. Now some policemen related to preventing cyber crime have also been deployed in every police station. On receiving the complaint soon, the policemen get busy in recovering the amount withdrawn through their system.
how to be alert
People should be alert before being cheated, for this some special precautions should be taken by the people. According to the UP Police, do not share your account number, Aadhaar number, ATM PIN number, CVV number and OTP with any unknown person.