A new scam has come to the fore regarding Aadhaar card, in which people are linking hundreds of SIMs in one Aadhaar. Cyber Vig observed that there is a person who has taken 100-150 mobile connections on a single basis. Due to this new scam, cyber wings have blocked 25135 sim cards in Tamil Nadu. Let’s know about it.
Aadhaar card is one of the important documents for Indian citizens. But nowadays many scams are happening regarding this. In such a situation, we have to be a little careful.
Let us tell you that the scams of linking the same Aadhaar card with multiple SIM cards are going on. In one case, the cybercrime wing found that a person had 100-150 mobile connections using the same Aadhaar number and wrote to the respective mobile service providers to cancel them.
25,135 SIM cards blocked in Tamil Nadu In the last four months, the Cyber Crime Wing of Tamil Nadu has blocked 25,135 SIM cards across Tamil Nadu on suspicion of fraudulent activities. In another case in Vijayawada, 658 SIM cards were issued with a single photo identity.
All the SIM cards were registered in the name of Polukonda Naveen, who distributes SIMs at mobile shops and other kiosks where one can buy SIM cards. AI identified the problem DoT was irked over the issue when a tool kit working with AI identified the glitch. ASTR (Artificial Intelligence and Facial Recognition Powered Solution for Telecom SIM Subscriber Verification) software detects SIM card fraud and blocks numbers with identity proof.
The software takes and filters the images of SIM card holders from all telecom operators. This revealed that a large number of SIMs were taken from a single photo. Aadhaar Linked Mobile Number Verification All mobile numbers linked with your Aadhaar can be verified. People can check how many phone numbers are registered with their Aadhaar number through the portal created by DoT. Telecom Analytics for Fraud Management and Consumer Protection (TAFCOP) portal allows telecom customers to view all phone numbers linked to their Aadhaar number.
How to check: The Department of Telecom (DoT) last year launched the portal – Telecom Analytics for Fraud Management and Consumer Protection (TAF-COP), which can help people to check how many mobile numbers are registered with their Aadhaar card. Are. TAF-COP website allows telecom customers to check all registered mobile numbers linked with their Aadhaar number.
Visit the official website https://tafcop.dgtelecom.gov.in/. Enter your mobile number and request OTP. Enter the OTP sent to your number and click on submit. Mobile numbers registered in your Aadhaar card are displayed.