With a rising incidents of crime where the criminals used online classifieds as a platform, a workshop was conducted for district cops. There have been a considerable number of cases where the accused contacted the victim through online classifieds and later conned them or snatched the product that was to be purchased. The workshop was organized by OLX in association with Cyber Peace Foundation as part of the ‘Police Outreach’ program that was presided over by Gurgaon’s police commissioner Sandeep Khirwar. Around 30 investigating officers from Gurgaon Police participated in the session. The objective of the program was to spread awareness among police officers about emerging trends in cybercrime and assisting them with tools for their investigation.
Source : https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gurgaon/Cops-learn-to-deal-with-crimes-conducted-through-online-classifieds/articleshow/54627622.cms