Got Brother’s Morphed Video From Loan App: Court Staffer | Bombay News

Mumbai: A court worker recently panicked when she received WhatsApp messages from two unidentified numbers containing her brother’s picture, his PAN card number and a message that he was a rapist, had taken a loan and that he had not returned it. The messages further stated that he was wanted in this case and that if anyone got any information about him they should inform the police. The post also contained a 10-second makeover pornographic video.
The plaintiff, who works in the Court of Sessions, filed an FIR with the Colaba police.
Investigators convicted the unidentified defendant under Section 509 (Speech, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of the Indian Penal Code and invoked sections of the Information Technology Act. information.
The complainant told the police that her brother lived in another city. She said in her complaint that she was at her workplace when she received the messages.
The complainant told police that her brother took out a loan from an unidentified loan application service and repaid it. However, the defendants were still demanding a “reimbursement”.
“A case has been registered and we are investigating it,” said a police source. The police are collecting the detailed call reports from the two WhatsApp numbers.
Maharashtra cyber police have received over 1,900 complaints regarding online loan applications since the outbreak of the Covid pandemic in 2020. At least 376 requests handled so far relate to harassment by loan collectors.

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