Laws Relating to Phishing Scams (IT Act 2000): A Socio-Legal Analysis

  • Keerti Tawar
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  • Keerti Tawar

    Student at Ajeenkya D.Y Patil University, Pune, India

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In this paper, we will analyze whether there are some serious problems related to the working of the IT Act on the grounds. As after watching ‘Jamtara- Sabka Number Aayega’ (Indian series), one could see there are some serious problem as it is not even considered as a crime, as it becomes the part of your district’s economy. It is hard to stop culprits from getting bail, conviction are miles away. Phishing is not a normal crime it is the most intelligent crime. The most dangerous fraud that causes by day-to-day banking activity is Phishing. Phisher’s always planned to fraudulently acquire sensitive information like username, password, OTPs and credit card details by masquerading a trustworthy entity. To tackle this, an attempt has also been made to touch the areas wherein, the author’s suggesting what could legislation can do for its transparency and also the aim of this paper is to discuss how other countries like the US dealing with these crimes to put an end.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 3, Page 6110 - 6112


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