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Bengaluru accounts for 72% of over Rs 500 cr lost to cybercrime in Karnataka since 2019

UncategorizedBengaluru accounts for 72% of over Rs 500 cr lost to cybercrime in Karnataka since 2019
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Bengaluru: Regardless of consciousness campaigns and toughening of legal guidelines to cease cybercrime, Bengaluru has misplaced Rs 517.6 crores to the menace since 2019, which involves about Rs 35 lakhs a day.
72% of all such cash misplaced in Karnataka was misplaced in Bengaluru. In keeping with a state-wide estimate, Karnataka residents misplaced greater than Rs 722 crore all through the identical timeframe (January 2019 to January 2023), or greater than Rs 48 lakh every day.

The amount of cash misplaced by people has elevated yearly at each the state and metropolis ranges, in keeping with information from the house division.

In Bengaluru, the quantity elevated by 66% and 49% from Rs 47.6 crore in 2019 to Rs 71.2 crore within the state in 2020. In 2021, the state witnessed a 37% improve, in comparison with a 24% improve in Bengaluru.

The figures elevated even greater in 2022, when losses totaled greater than Rs 363 crore, together with Rs 266.7 crore in Bengaluru.

Karnataka residents misplaced not less than one crore rupees each day in 2023, with cybercriminals stealing greater than 36 crore rupees from them, in comparison with greater than 84 lakh rupees in Bengaluru.

Simply Rs 97.3 crore out of the full of Rs 722 crore had been recovered by the authorities from cybercriminals. Rs 63 crore of the full Rs 97.3 crore had been retrieved from these cybercrime incidents in Bengaluru.

As per the administration, they’re forming specialised cybercrime cop items in each district.

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