MoT lodges complaint against fake websites

The Ministry of Tourism has registered a complaint with the Cyber Cell of Delhi Police regarding several fake websites which are using its ‘Incredible India’ tagline to dupe gullible visitors.

An FIR was lodged yesterday under section 420/511 of the IPC and 66 (A) of the IT Act at the Cyber Crime Cell under Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police.

In its complaint addressed to Delhi Police Commissioner, the department said, “As you are aware that the Ministry of Tourism, Government India is promoting the Incredible India logo since 2002 to market India. The Incredible India tagline is registered as a copyright of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, Transport Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi.”

The official website (www.Incredibleindia.Org) of the Ministry of Tourism is also maintained under the ‘Incredible India’ tagline, to disseminate tourism related information. The website is an integral part of the ‘Incredible India’ international marketing campaign, it said.

Full report here Business Standard 


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