Reporting of traditional fraud was done in the police station and the police station that registered the complaint was in the same jurisdiction as that of the place where the crime happened. The problem came in with the online frauds which had no fixed location. There was a time when people were confused about reporting such types of online frauds. You do not have to worry about it anymore as there are fixed systems in place to report online frauds in India. In this article, we are going to share all the details with you.
The first thing that you need to note is that it is the cyber cell which takes care of such frauds in India. The cyber cell can be approached for any online fraud and it is important to know the procedures to report such types of online fraud.
- To begin you, can visit https://cybercrime.gov.in/ as this is the official National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal in India. This falls under the scope of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
- You can now click on Report Other Cyber Crime on top of the page. The link is available on main pages and you will be redirected to a new page. On this next page, click on File a Complaint and accept the terms and conditions.
- You will be asked to login to your account. You can go ahead and create an account as we are assuming that you do not have one such account.
- Post login, you can start writing the complaint and submit the complaint. You can go ahead and call the helpline number 155260. The helpline is functional between 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM.
There are cases when you would need an expert to deal with the case and to take it forward. There are also many cases where you might need help from a lawyer to take things ahead for you. You do not have to feel helpless as you can reach out to Dhananjay Chaudhary – Koda Associates who is a lawyer in Delhi High Court. He has an experience of over 10 years in handling such cases so do not wait and reach out to him to seek any help in such matters. He along with his legal team will manage your case and will provide you with the best possible resolution to any ongoing fraud case that you need to report.