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Karnataka extortion racket


Cyber police advise caution after rounding up online extortion gang in Bengaluru

March 19, 2021 8:08 am

Explaining the modus operandi in a case cracked recently with the arrest of a gang of four, senior CID officers said that the fraudsters targeted the general public on social media accounts to gather their personal information.

Karnataka ‘Extortion Racket’: SIT seeks nod to prosecute ex-Lokayukta

February 23, 2016 3:38 am

When questioned by the SIT a few months ago, Justice Rao had claimed that he was not connected to the activities of his son.

Extortion racket: Karnataka Lokayukta PRO Syed Riyaz arrested

July 27, 2015 5:25 am

The matter came to light after Krishnamurthy approached then newly appointed Lokayukta SP Sonia Narang about the matter in May.

Karnataka extortion racket: Lokayukta’s PRO is now a key suspect

July 26, 2015 1:39 am

Until May 7, 2015, when Krishnamurthy decided to approach the police, no complaint had been filed by state officials.