Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)
The South Division cyber crime police have registered an FIR against unknown person for misusing the name of the Director of NIMHANS to promote their brand.
Based on the complaint by S Shankar Narayan Rao, Registrar,of NIMHANS, the South Division cyber crime police have taken up a case against unknown person charging him under section 66C (identity theft) and 66D (cheating by impersonation) of the IT Act on Wednesday for further investigations.
Mr.Rao in his complaint said that the accused have had a website in the name “National Health Insurance”and copied the photograph and profile details of Pratima Murthy to be used as Managing Director of the company .
The name has been used illegally to promote their insurance scheme which offered wide varity of schemes ranging from physical and mental health.