TN Cyber Crime Branch Warns People To Beware of AI Voice Cloning

AI Voice Cloning Scam
AI Voice Cloning Scam

The Cyber Crime Branch Department of Tamil Nadu has issued a warning to people about AI technology scams that deceive individuals by using fake calls from their close ones and asking for money. Due to such fraudulent activities, people are left confused about what to believe in this era of advanced technology.

In today's world, it has become challenging to distinguish between what is authentic and what is not. Though AI has numerous benefits, it has also made people more vulnerable to scams.

Cyber Crime Department Warning:

The Cyber Crime Branch of Tamil Nadu has issued a warning to the public, advising them to be cautious of individuals who request assistance, even if they are family or friends. 

The authorities have stressed the potential misuse of AI tools which can replicate a person's voice for malicious purposes. It is important for people to be aware of such technology and take necessary precautions to protect themselves from potential fraud or harm.

AI Scams Via Voice Call:

It has come to our attention that scammers are using AI tools to impersonate family members or friends and asking for money due to a supposed emergency. They may use cloned voices to make the calls seem genuine. 

These scammers have also been known to use video calls with cloned faces to further deceive people. Therefore, it is important to be cautious when receiving such calls and verify the identity of the caller before transferring any money.

The Cyber Crime Branch advises people to avoid answering calls from unknown numbers and to report any instances of scamming by AI scammers to the police.