Fake SIM will have to be used heavy
Fake ID users of apps like WhatsApp-Teligram will also have action, one year in jail and a fine of Rs 50,000 will be imposed
By creating fake ID or using apps like WhatsApp, Telegram and Signal with false identity and taking SIM by giving fake documents can now put you in great trouble. If any user is caught doing so, he can be jailed for one year. Not only this, he will also have to pay a fine of up to 50 thousand rupees. This information is given in the draft of the Indian Telecommunication Bill 2022.
Preparations to stop online Idendity Fraud cases
The government is preparing to stop the cases of online Idendity fraud with this bill. According to the report, the Department of Communication said about this bill, “This bill will help in curbing frauds to be done using telecom service. Therefore, where the bill is needed, the provisions related to identity have been included.
Police will arrest the fraudster without any warrant
In the bill, this crime has been described as ‘cognizable offenses’ (cognizable offense). This means that the police can arrest the identity fraud without any warrant. Union Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnav says that the new bill will help stop many types of cybercrime. He also said that already tight KYC rules for OTT services will also help reduce the incidence of frauds.
Ashwini Vaishnav further said that it is necessary that the user who receives the call should know who is calling him from different platforms. Right now the difference between data and voice calls is over. Therefore, all platforms including OTT are being brought inside a law.
The name of KYC documents will be seen on the receiver’s screen
The Department of Telecommunication (DOT) has asked the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to create a system from which the name of the collar appeared on the display on the screen of the user receiving the call, which appeared on the display, which is present in his KYC documents Is.