Have you ever received mails from several desperate bank managers in God forbidden countries saying that you can take a part of more than 200 million dollars of funds sitting in their bank vaults? Or Have you ever won an insane amount in a lottery for which you have not even spent a penny to buy? Well, I have seen both the cases and I also know a few people who fell for these kind of tricks and burnt their holes by sending a minimal amount in order to clear the processing charges and get the full specified amount(never less than a million dollars). These are nothing but cases of online frauds done by fraudsters in many countries including India, Nigeria, Brazil, Romania and well, pick any country. There is a good chance that your inbox will have one such mail every week. Check in your spam folder too.
So, what if you fall for such a trick and get cheated by believing your insane luck and becoming a scapegoat(read, BAKRA)? What we are going to discuss are valid and informative for Indian citizens. There is a separate section in the police investigative department which deals with such cases of cyber crimes. Lets get to know them and learn how to file a complaint regarding the cyber crimes, how to prevent getting scammed, what are the different types of cyber crimes and you can complaint about the fraudsters to the apt department in a few serial steps.
Prior to giving a complaint you need to get to know what a cyber crime actually is.