How to register a cyber crime complaint

 The definition of cyber crime is pretty hard to come up with in today's age, where internet is spreading like wildfire and snowballing into a huge avalanche. But the basic definition of a cyber crime is any illegal activity that uses a computer as its primary means of commission. The rate of cyber crime in India is also on the rise but the figures might alarm you more. As per the study findings, during 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 years, a total number of cyber crimes registered were 13,301, 22,060 71,780 and 62,189 (till May). Currently, the cyber crimes in India is nearly around 1,49,254 and may likely to cross the 3,00,000 by 2015 growing at compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 107 per cent. As per the findings, every month nearly 12,456 cases registered in India. 


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To tackle the issue of cybercrimes, CIDs (Criminal Investigation Departments) of various cities opened up Cyber Crime Cells in different cities. The Information Technology Act of India states clearly that when a cybercrime has been committed, it has a global jurisdiction. and hence a complaint can be filed at any cyber cell.


Let us have a look at the steps one has to follow to file a cyber crime complaint.


STEP 1: Keep in mind that you will have to provide name, mailing address & telephone number along with an application letter addressing the head of a cyber crime investigation cell when you go to file a complaint.


STEP 2: As with almost all police cases, the complainant will have to provide the following papers and documents at the time of filing the complaint. The valid documents are:


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In case of hacking of servers:

1) Server Logs

2) A copy of the defaced web page in soft copy as well as hard copy format, if victim’s website is defaced If data are compromised on  the victim’s server or computer or any other network equipment, soft copy of original data and soft copy of compromised data.

3) Access control mechanism details i.e.- Who had the access to the computer or email of the victim?

4) List of suspects if the victim is having any suspicion on anyone.

5) All relevant information leading to the answers to following questions.


What is compromised?


Who might have compromised the system?


When was the system compromised?


Why might have been the system compromised)


Where is the impact of  the attack-identifying the target system from the network?


How many systems have been compromised by the attack)


In case of e-mail abuse, vulgar e-mail, etc. the following information should be provided:

1) The extended headers of offending e-mail and

2) The offending e-mail from


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CONTACT INFORMATION FOR CYBER CELLS IN DIFFERENT STATES

Assam

CID HQ,Dy.SP.

Assam Police

contact Details

Ph: +91-361-252-618

+91-9435045242

E-mail: ssp_cod@assampolice.com


Chennai

Address:

Asst. Commr. of Police,

Cyber Crimes Cell,

Vepery, Chennai 7

Contact Details: 04423452348

04423452350

E-mail id: cybercrimechn@yahoo.com


For Rest of Tamil Nadu

Address: A-Wing, III rd Floor,

Rajaji Bhawan, Besant Nagar,

Chennai-600090

ph: 044-24461959

24468889

24463888

E-mail id: hobeochn@cbi.gov.in


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Bangalore 

(for whole of the Karnataka)

Address: Cyber Crime Police Station

C.O.D Headquarters,

Carlton House,

# 1, Palace Road,

Bangalore – 560 001

Contact Details:

+91-80-2220 1026

+91-80-2294 3050

+91-80-2238 7611 (FAX)

Email-id: ccps@blr.vsnl.net.in, ccps@kar.nic.in


Hyderabad

Address: Cyber Crime Police Station

Crime Investigation Department,

3rd Floor, D.G.P. office

Lakdikapool,

Hyderabad – 500004

Contact Details:

+91-40-2324 0663

+91-40-2785 2274

+91-40-2785 2040

+91-40-2329 7474 (Fax)

Web site:http://www.cidap.gov.in/cybercrimes.aspx

E-mail id: cidap@cidap.gov.in, info@cidap.gov.in

cybercell_hyd@hyd.appolice.gov.in


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Delhi

CBI Cyber Crime Cell:

Superintendent of Police,

Cyber Crime Investigation Cell

Central Bureau of Investigation,

5th Floor, Block No.3,

CGO Complex,

Lodhi Road,

New Delhi – 3

Contact Details:

+91-11-4362203, 011-26851998

011-26515229, +91-11-4392424

Web site: http://cbi.nic.in/


Asst. Commissioner of Police,

Cyber Crime Cell,

EOW, Crime Branch,

2nd Floor,

Police Training School,

Malaviya Nagar,

New Delhi-110 017

E-Mail: cbiccic@bol.net.in,dcp-eow-dl@nic.in


Thane

Address:

3rd Floor, Police Commissioner Office

Near Court Naka,

Thane West,

Thane 400601.

Contact Details: +91-22-25424444

Web site: www.thanepolice.org

E-Mail: police@thanepolice.org


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Gujarat

DIG, CID, Crime and Railways

Fifth Floor

Police Bhavan

Sector 18, Gandhinagar 382 018

Contact Details:

+91-79-2325 4384

+91-79-2325 0798

+91-79-2325 3917 (Fax)


Pune

Deputy Commissioner of Police(Crime)

Office of the Commissioner Office,

2, Sadhu Vaswani Road,

Camp,Pune 411001

Contact Details:

+91-20-26123346

+91-20-26127277

+91-20-2616 5396

+91-20-2612 8105 (Fax)

Website: www.punepolice.gov.in

E-Mail: crimecomp.pune@nic.in

punepolice@vsnl.com


Gujarat

DIG, CID, Crime and Railways

Fifth Floor

Police Bhavan

Sector 18, Gandhinagar 382 018

Contact Details:

+91-79-2325 4384

+91-79-2325 0798

+91-79-2325 3917 (Fax)


Jharkhand

IG-CID,Organized Crime

Rajarani Building,Doranda Ranchi,

834002

Ph: +91-651-2400 737/ 738

E-mail: a.gupta@jharkhandpolice.gov.in


Mumbai 

Address: Cyber Crime Investigation Cell

Office of Commissioner of

Police office,Annex -3 Building,

1st floor, Near Crawford Market,

Mumbai-01.

Contact Details:

+91-22-22630829

+91-22-22641261

Web site: http://www.cybercellmumbai.com

E-mail id: officer@cybercellmumbai.com


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Haryana

Cyber Crime and Technical Investigation Cell,

Joint Commisioner of Police

Old S.P.Office complex,Civil Lines

Gurgaon

E-mail: jtcp.ggn@hry.nic.in


Himachal Pradesh

CID Office ,

Dy.SP

Himachal Pradesh

Contact Details 

Ph: +91-94180 39449

E-mail:soodbrijesh9@gmail.com


Kerala

Hitech Cell

Police Head Quarters

Thiruvananthapuram

Contact Details

Ph: +91-471 272 1547

+91-471 272 2768

E-mail: hitechcell@keralapolice.gov.in


Meghalaya

SCRB,Superintendent of Police

Meghalaya

Ph: +91 98630 64997

E-mail: scrb-meg@nic.in


Odisha

Cyber Crime Police Station,

CID, Crime Branch, Odisha, Cuttack-753001

Ph. No.0671-2305485

E-mail ID:- sp1cidcb.orpol@nic.in


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Bihar

Cyber Crime Investigation Unit

Dy.S.P.Kotwali Police Station, Patna

Ph: +91 94318 18398

E-mail: cciu-bih@nic.in


Punjab

Cyber Crime Police Station

DSP Cyber Crime,

S.A.S Nagar,Patiala,

Punjab

Ph: +91 172 2748 100


West Bengal

CID, Cyber Crime

West Bengal

Ph: +9133 24506163

e-mail:occyber@cidwestbengal.gov.in


Uttar Pradesh

Cyber Complaints Redressal Cell,

Nodal Officer Cyber cell Agra,

Agra Range 7,Kutchery Road,

Baluganj,Agra-232001

Uttar Pradesh

Ph:919410837559

e-mail: info@cybercellagra.com


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Uttarakhand

Special Task Force Office

Sub Inspector of Police, Dehradoon

Ph: +91 135 2640982

+91 94123 70272

e-mail:dgc-police-us@nic.in

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