Punjab

Fraudsters use Punjab DGP VK Bhawra's photo to seek money from official

By Shgun S -- June 29, 2022 11:22 am -- Updated:June 29, 2022 11:22 am

Chandigarh, June 29: Punjab's Director General of Police VK Bhawra on Tuesday cautioned people of unidentified persons using his photo as profile pic for fake accounts.

The Punjab DGP took to his official Twitter handle and announced that fraudsters were using his photo to seek money from officials and asked those contacted to not succumb to the fraud and report the matter to the cyber police.

ਸਾਈਬਰ ਅਪਰਾਧੀਆਂ ਦੇ ਹੌਸਲੇ ਬੁਲੰਦ, ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਡੀਜੀਪੀ ਦੀ ਫੋਟੋ ਦੀ ਕੀਤੀ ਗਲਤ ਵਰਤੋਂ

"Some fraudsters have used my DP to send messages to Deputy Commissioners from mobile number +91-74369-06364. I would like to inform that this number is not being used by me. Please report to Cyber Crime Punjab at aigcc@punjabpolice.gov.in," he tweeted.

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ਸਾਈਬਰ ਅਪਰਾਧੀਆਂ ਦੇ ਹੌਸਲੇ ਬੁਲੰਦ, ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਡੀਜੀਪੀ ਦੀ ਫੋਟੋ ਦੀ ਕੀਤੀ ਗਲਤ ਵਰਤੋਂ

The development comes just a month after the Punjab cyber cell registered two FIRs against unidentified persons for creating a fake WhatsApp account in the name of Punjab DGP VK Bhawra and Chief Secretary.

This time fraudsters sent messages to the Deputy Commissioners in numerous districts, following which alerts were issued.

ਸਾਈਬਰ ਅਪਰਾਧੀਆਂ ਦੇ ਹੌਸਲੇ ਬੁਲੰਦ, ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਡੀਜੀਪੀ ਦੀ ਫੋਟੋ ਦੀ ਕੀਤੀ ਗਲਤ ਵਰਤੋਂ

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-PTC News

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