The Cyber Crime Division of CBI is coordinating this entire operation cycle. CBI teams are present at 105 locations across the country along with the state police.
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central investigative agency CBI (CBI) big action has come to the fore across the country. Under ‘Operation Chakra’, dozens of CBI teams along with the state police are currently conducting raids across the country. The locations related to cybercrime are on the target of the agency. According to sources, the Cyber Crime Division of CBI is coordinating this entire operation cycle.
CBI teams are present at 105 locations across the country along with the state police. According to CBI sources, through Interpol, FBI, Royal Canadian Mountain Police were continuously getting inputs regarding this cyber crime. After this, information about these locations was first collected under ‘Operation Chakra’ and then CBI along with the state police raided 105 locations together.
CBI along with different State/UT police conducted searches at around 105 locations across India. ‘Operation Chakra’ was focused on cracking down on cyber-enabled financial crimes. Huge amount of digital evidence, Rs 1.5 cr in cash and 1.5kg gold recovered.
— ANI (@ANI) October 4, 2022
1.5 crore cash and 1.5 kg gold recovered
At present, CBI is present at different locations in Andaman, Punjab, Chandigarh, Rajasthan. One and a half kg of gold and one and a half crore rupees in cash have been recovered from Rajsamand, Rajasthan by busting a call center. Similarly, 2 call centers in Pune and Ahmedabad have also been busted, which were involved in cybercrime. The CBI team is currently raiding 4 locations in Andaman, 3 locations in Chandigarh, 2-2 locations in Punjab, Karnataka and Assam.
FBI complaint was received through Interpol
The FBI complaint was received through Interpol that all of them are engaged in carrying out cybercrime in the US. Therefore, the CBI has also shared the information about this action with the FBI under Operation Chakra. To crack down on cyber criminals, the CBI has recently created an account on social media. The central probe agency has made its presence known on Twitter and Instagram for the first time.
Before the upcoming Interpol General Assembly, the CBI has become active on social media. Interpol’s three-day General Assembly will be held from October 18. 195 countries are expected to participate in this General Assembly. Before this General Assembly, the agency has created its accounts on both the social media platforms with the user ID ‘CBI_CIO’.