Cybercrime: 27,824 mobile nos. set to be blocked in Haryana : The Tribune India

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh October 27

Additional Director General of Police (Crime) O.P. Singh has written to all SPs, DIGs, all ADGPs/IGs and Commissioner of Police in Gurugram, Panchkula and Faridabad to block 27,824 mobile phone numbers as they have been “misused to commit cybercrime”.

Max from Gurugram

The maximum number of mobile phones to be banned from Gurugram (7142), followed by Faridabad (3896), Panchkula (1,420), Sonepat (1408), Hisar (1,228), Ambala (1,101), Rohtak (1, 045, Panipat (1,034) and Jhajjar (1,024)

The CyberSafe portal, operated by the Indian Cybercrime Coordination Center of the Ministry of Home Affairs, blocks mobile phone numbers uploaded by the area’s cybercrime official.

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In a letter dated October 27, to the officers involved, Singh ordered the uploading of mobile phone numbers for blocking through the Department of Communications (DoT). These numbers have been reported on the National Cybercrime Reporting Portal as abuse to commit cybercrime.

Among the 27,824 mobile numbers, the maximum is Gurugram (7142), followed by Faridabad (3896), Panchkula (1420), Sonpat (1408), Hisar (1228), Ambala (1101), Rotak (1045), Panipat. (1034)) and Jajar (1,024).

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Singh also directed the concerned officers to perform IMEI binding analysis through the mobile phones used to operate these numbers.

Instructed the Additional Director General of Police (Crime) to send a report taken to the State Nodal Officer and the State Crime Branch with details of the cell phone numbers uploaded to the CyberSafe portal and the cell phone numbers identified through linkage analysis.

More than 47,000 cybercrime complaints were received on the 1930 Cybercrime Helpline, at 29 cyber-police stations and 309 cyber-offices in regional police stations across the state as of September this year. Police confiscated the victim and returned her over Rs 15 crore in fraudulent funds.

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“October is celebrated as National Cyber ​​Security Month. To spread awareness about cyber security, the police held mass engagement programs across the state that attracted 19.7 thousand people. Through social media, they were able to reach another 26.7 people, bringing the total number to 46.4 thousand, i.e. one in five people living in Haryana,” said ADGP OP Singh.



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