Senior IAS officer,Rakesh Singh photo misused by cyber criminals to commit cyber fraud

Dr B Thomas (Special Correspondent)

Additional Chief Secretary,Urban Development Department,Rakesh Singh has filed a complaint with the central division cyber crime police that someone has misused his photograph in the DP to send messages his friends and contact list.

Senior officer said,Mr.Singh said in his complaint that the incident came to light when Special Commissioners of,BBMP,Harish Kumar and Deepak called him to inform in the afternoon that they had received messages from a phone number with photograph of him in the DP.

The phone number the fraud was using does not belong to me he said asking the police to track down the accused at the earliest to prevent further damages.

Based on the complaint filed on Saturday, registered a case under section 66(c) (fraudulently or dishonestly make use of the electronic signature,password or any other unique identification feature of any other person) of IT Act and are trying to track down the accused through the phone number he was using he added.