Police Report: Hyderabad Lost Rs 140.02 crore to Cybercrime in 2023

Hyderabad: City residents city have lost Rs 140.02 crore to cybercrime this year, according to the annual report released on Friday. By itself, the specialised cybercrime police station received 2,735 cases with a financial loss of Rs 133.59 crore.

The city police registered 4,264 cybercrime cases, in which 1.05 lakh persons were duped. The police arrested 650 persons.

Police commissioner K. Sreenivasa Reddy said that they are focusing on training cybercrime personnel on investigation, detection and other aspects of cybercrimes, in view of the growing threats from deepfakes, artificial intelligence and crypto frauds.

Hi-Tech crimes

Job frauds: 238

Customer care fraud: 188

Investment fraud: 167

OTP fraud: 125

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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