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J&K Cyber Cell Resolved Rs. 1,59,192 Online Financial Fraud

The Cyber Cell of the District Police Office (DPO) in Jammu has recently made significant strides in combating online financial fraud. In three separate cases, the Cyber Cell successfully resolved complaints related to cybercrime, collectively amounting to Rs. 1,59,192.

In the first case, a complainant fell victim to a fraudulent trade market group, purportedly involving Bitcoin investment. The victim invested Rs. 95,759, only to be subsequently blocked by the fraudsters on both Telegram and WhatsApp platforms. Another case involved a Facebook message scam, where the complainant was deceived into sending Rs. 27,000 to a fraudster posing as a friend in need. Lastly, a victim lost Rs. 36,433 after ordering items from an Instagram page and unwittingly sharing OTP details with the page administrator.

Swift action and diligent investigation by the Cyber Cell of DPO Jammu played a pivotal role in mitigating the financial losses incurred by the victims. Through their concerted efforts, they managed to freeze Rs. 1,47,989 out of the total amount defrauded, providing a measure of relief to the affected individuals. However, the investigation is still ongoing to apprehend the perpetrators and uncover further details regarding these cybercrimes.

The successful resolution of these cases underscores the importance of technological prowess and skilled personnel in combating cyber threats. District Police Jammu’s commitment to leveraging advanced technology and employing competent personnel remains instrumental in safeguarding citizens against cybercriminal activities.

This accomplishment serves as a testament to the relentless efforts of law enforcement agencies in Jammu and Kashmir to curb cybercrimes and uphold the security of digital transactions. It also highlights the need for public awareness and vigilance to prevent falling prey to online scams and fraudulent schemes.

As technology continues to advance, so do the tactics employed by cybercriminals. Therefore, it is imperative for both law enforcement authorities and the general public to remain vigilant and proactive in safeguarding against cyber threats. By fostering collaboration between the police and the community, a more robust defense against cybercrimes can be established, ultimately ensuring a safer digital environment for all.

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