DCP Law and Oder Vikram Amathe today spoke about the awareness regarding Cyber Frauds.
He has asked the citizens to follow the “GOLDEN HOUR RULE” in reporting Cyber Frauds to CEN PS & concerned Banks “WITHIN AN HOUR” of happening.
This will help us to freeze victims account and refund the money lost, he added.
During 20-21 CEN PS has freezed & refunded around Rs30 lakhs out of Rs65 lakh cyber fraud cases reported.
In 2020, around 38 cases were reported while in 2021 it is 9.
Belagavi CEN police station, – 0831-2950320 or 9480804084.
The financial fraud victims can launch a complaint by visiting the CEN police station and the case will be registered by cops as a Cybercrime Incident Report (CIR) and transferred to cyber crime officials in the CIR control room. The cops will then work with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to freeze the beneficiary’s account within the golden period of two hours.
Always remember that your AADHAR, PAN Card and Bank Account Information (Account Number, Debit/Credit Card Number) are private information, DO NOT SHARE the same with anyone
OTP mechanism is used as a second password in all cases, Hence do not share the same, only you are supposed to enter your OTP, never provide the same over the phone
In Belagavi the following have been reported-
OLX related, OTP related, Facebook fake profiles, QR code, Gift scams, Tour fake scams, Fake website, Herbal medicines, ticket booking scam, fake customer care online scam and so on.