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Fake Websites Created Using Name, Logo of WCD Ministry: Govt

PTI Last Updated at 10 Aug 2018, 19:08 IST India

Fake websites were created using the name and logo of the Women and Child Development Ministry for duping people with the advertisement of vacancies of teachers and other posts, the Lok Sabha was told today.

Two such instances had come to the notice, where some perpetrators created fake websites using the name and logo of the ministry and advertised vacancies of teachers and other posts, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi told the Lower House.

In both the cases, the applicants were requested to pay examination fee online through the websites, Gandhi said in a written reply.

The ministry had lodged an FIR with the Delhi Police under Section 420 of the IPC and Section 66-D of the IT Act.

As informed by the Delhi Police, the person involved in one case was arrested and sent to judicial custody.

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