The Cyber Crime Cell of the Economic Offences Wing, Delhi Police officially launched its website www.cybercelldelhi.in on July 26, 2017 to facilitate online filing of complaints in matters concerning online scams and security. The system has been christened ‘Delhi Police Online Complaint Lodging System for Economic and Cyber Offences’.
Citizens can now file online complaints against cyber offences without having to go to the Police Station physically. The system requires a user registration which can be easily obtained by providing e-mail address and phone number. The website also provides pre-emptively, a list of documents required for filing a complaint relating to various types of cyber offences.
This comes as an addition to the already present facilities with the Cyber Cell like the cyber lab for investigating cyber forensics. The website contains information about different types of offences committed online namely, Email Frauds, Social Media crimes, Mobile App related crimes, Business Email Compromise, Data Theft, Ransomware, Net Banking/ATM Frauds, Fake Calls Frauds, Insurance Frauds, Lottery Scam, Bitcoin, Cheating Scams, and Online Transactions Frauds. Further, the website also provides helpful guides for citizens to stay vigilant online with different sets of tips for Cyber Safety addressed to Children, Women, Parents, Senior Citizens, Business-persons and Internet Banking users.
Mr. Amulya Patnaik, Commissioner of Delhi Police, has stated that women and young school-going children are easy targets and are even more vulnerable to cyber-crimes due inadequate awareness of online threats and safe online habits. Therefore, as part of its initiative, the Cyber Crime Cell has been organizing campaigns among the school children and teachers from time to time.
As assured by the Commissioner Mr. Patnaik, we trust that the Cyber Crime Cell would make all efforts for expeditious and effective prosecution and disposal of these complaints.