Fake profile of diplomat: FIR by employee | Kolkata News


KOLKATA: A senior French consulate official has lodged a complaint with Kolkata Police cyber cell alleging that three persons had created fake profiles of the French Consulate General and provided misleading information to cheat people.

According to police, Anjita Roychaudhury, a diplomatic liaise with The Consulate General of France in Kolkata, lodged the complaint on Friday. In the FIR she has named three persons. Police refused to comment on their identity.

Police said the three had hatched a conspiracy before November 6, 2018. They created fake profiles and uploaded misleading and false information. For this, they allegedly forged several documents and electronic records to make it look authentic. They then used these to dupe people who logged in the fake profile mistaking it to be authentic.

They were booked under sections 66C/66D/84B of IT Act, 2000. They were also slapped with penal offences – 120B/419/420/465/467/468/471 of IPC.

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