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Top 10 Daily Cybercrime Brief by Future Crime Researchers [07.05.2024]: Dubai Gang Busted, ED Gold Bust, Swiss Cyber Crime Report, Myanmar-China Gang Busted and More | #cybercrime | #infosec


Dubai-Linked Cyber Fraud Ring Dismantled: Two Arrested for Swindling Mumbai Resident of Rs 1 Crore
Hyderabad cyber crime police arrest two individuals, including one in Dubai, for defrauding a Hyderabad man of Rs 1 crore. The gang, led by Bhura Ram, operated across India with 507 cases registered, using 47 bank accounts. Ram attempted to enter India through Nepal but was apprehended. Rolls Royces and Ferraris featured in their extravagant lifestyle.

Gurugram Police Apprehend 11 Cyber Criminals, Uncover Over Rs 14 Crore Fraud
Police reports 4,279 complaints and 198 cases against fraudsters, recovering ₹4.20 lakh, four phones, and two SIM cards. Analysis shows ₹14.60 crore fraud nationwide. Sixteen cases are in Haryana, five in Gurugram. Arrested individuals include Deepak Kumar, Naveen, and others, who exploited OLX and Instagram for online scams.

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Pune Residents Suffer Rs 254 Crore Loss in Cybercrime Scams
Pune faces a staggering ₹254 crore loss in online fraud over 2.5 years, with 1,189 cases reported. Recent scams involve impersonating authorities and exploiting social media. Cyber lab plans in Pune aim to tackle rising cybercrime. Hotspots include Rajasthan and Haryana. Citizens urged to report incidents and exercise caution. Helpline: 1930.

ED Seizes Rs 14 Crore Hidden in Cyber Fraudster’s Locker in Massive Gold Bust
ED seizes Rs 14.04 crore gold from cyber fraudster Punit Kumar’s mother’s locker in Faridabad. Kumar’s arrest revealed links to foreign gaming companies. Previous raids netted assets worth crores. Investigations uncover involvement with others in large-scale remittances through dummy firms to bypass regulations. Challenges in combating cybercrime underscored.

Private Firm Employee Loses Rs 37 Lakh in Online Task Scam
Private firm employee from Pune loses Rs 37.27 lakh to online task scam promising high returns. Crooks gained trust by transferring initial commission. Victim realized fraud when asked for more money without results. Hadapsar police register cheating case, plan further action after bank and social media site details are obtained.

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Swiss Cyber Fraud Reports Nearly Doubled in Six Months

 



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