Those making fake calls on WhatsApp will go to jail, complaint will have to be made here!



More than two billion people use WhatsApp worldwide. Even in India, its number of users is in lakhs. It has become an important means of connecting with family and friends. However, fake calls and messages on WhatsApp have disturbed the mental peace of many people. Every day, cybercriminals pose as fake government officials and contact people through WhatsApp calls. If you want, you can also send these criminals to jail who make fake calls or messages on WhatsApp.

The trend of fake calls and messages has increased significantly on WhatsApp. Many people have suffered a lot due to this. Sometimes innocent persons are trapped through fake WhatsApp calls by posing as bank officers or government officials. A government portal can help you deal with all these problems. Let us know about it.

Chakshu will help you:

If you suspect that someone has made a fake WhatsApp call or message to you, you can lodge a complaint online. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has launched a government portal named 'Chakshu' to combat cyber fraud. It is part of the existing 'Sanchar Sathi' portal. On 'Chakshu' you can lodge a complaint against fake calls and messages.

Chakshu is a platform where you can lodge a complaint about suspected fraudulent messages or calls received through WhatsApp. This portal cracks down on calls and messages made with the intention of committing cybercrime, financial fraud or impersonation.

Cybercriminals resort to fake WhatsApp calls and messages to commit many types of fraud. These include spam calls and messages related to bank accounts, payment wallets, SIM cards, gas connections, electricity connections, KYC updates, impersonating government officials or asking for contacts under the pretext of information.


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How to lodge a complaint on Chaksh:

To file an online complaint against fake WhatsApp calls or messages, you have to follow these steps

  • Visit Sancharsathi website (
  • Click on the 'Citizen Centric Services' option.
  • Here click on the option of 'Report Suspected Fraud Communication' i.e. 'Chakshu'.
  • After this click on the 'Continue for Reporting' option.
  • A form will appear where you can enter the details of the fake WhatsApp call/message.
  • Select the appropriate option from the cheat list.
  • Upload screenshot of fake call/message on WhatsApp.
  • Select the date and time of the fake call/message on WhatsApp.
  • Write the details of the complaint and enter your name and mobile number.
  • Complete the captcha code and OTP verification, then submit.
  • Your complaint will be registered.

Cyber ​​Fraud Complaints:

If you have been defrauded through fake WhatsApp calls or messages or are a victim of cybercrime, then you need to file a complaint on the cybercrime portal ( If you have lost money in cyber fraud or have become a victim of cybercrime, then lodge a complaint on the cybercrime portal instead of Chakshu. Additionally, contact the cyber crime helpline number 1930.