Delhi Reported Steep Spike In Cybercrimes During Lockdown Period: Police

The number of cybercrime cases reported in the national capital spiked during last year’s lockdown period, from nearly 2,000 in March to over 4,000 in May, as fraudsters adopted new methods to cheat people, the Delhi Police said on Friday. According to data shared by the city police, 62 per cent of the cybercrimes reported in Delhi were related to online financial fraud, 24 per cent were related to social media and 14 per cent to other cybercrimes.

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