Taking Immediate Action
Upon realizing that you've fallen victim to cyber fraud, take the following steps:
Block Your Bank Account: Quickly block your bank account and notify your bank about the compromise of your personal information.
National Cybercrime Reporting Portal (NCRP): The Government of India has launched this portal to facilitate online reporting of cybercrimes, with a particular focus on those against women and children. Accurate details are essential for prompt law enforcement action.
Helpline Number 1930: For financial fraud victims, the national cybercrime helpline (1930) is available. Provide your name, contact information, account details, and information about the recipient's account.
File an Online Complaint: Report cybercrimes or instances against women and children at https://cybercrime.gov.in/. You can file anonymously, but ensure you have essential documents and information to support your complaint.
How to Register
Register using your mobile number and receive a one-time password (OTP).
Complaints will be handled by the State/UT police authorities. You'll receive a confirmation message and complaint reference number.
Visit Your Nearest Police Station: If you can't file online or through the helpline, visit your nearest police station. They will assist and transfer your case to the cyber cell.
Additional Helpline Numbers
- National Police Helpline: 112
- National Women Helpline: 181
- Toll-free Police Control Room: 100
In navigating the complexities of cybercrimes, swift reporting and cooperation with law enforcement agencies are paramount to minimizing the impact of these digital threats. Stay vigilant and informed to protect yourself and others from cyber threats.