Saturday, July 29, 2006

Man arrested for fake SpiceJet web page

Kolkata: A man has been arrested for allegedly creating a fake SpiceJet website on the Internet, through which people booked tickets or applied for jobs and lost their money.
Web designer Anvit Solomon Hembrom was arrested in Delhi by a team of sleuths from the Cyber Crime Cell of Kolkata Police on the charge of want, Singh said here today.
The arrest was made on July 23 on the basis of a complaint by Spicejet Security Manager Pratim Majumder with a police station here on July 19, he said.
The case was handed over to the Cyber Crime Cell, which logged on to the web page and found it to be a near replica of the official SpiceJet website. It offered booking facilities and sought online applications for vacancies at the airline's "call centre".
Hembrom was produced before a city court that remanded him to police custody till July 31, Singh said.Hembrom allegedly collected about Rs six lakh through the fake website, Singh said.
28/07/06 The Hindu