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ITC logo, Chairman’s name used in fake website

Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) An investigation has been initiated after the cigarette-to-hotel major ITC Ltd lodged a complaint saying its logo and name of company Chairman Y.C. Deveshwar was used by a fake website to deceive people, police said on Friday.

The IT team of the diversified conglomerate found a fake website “ITC Holidays”, which used its logo and mentioned an incorrect email address of Deveshwar.

“An investigation has been initiated,” a police officer of Kolkata Police Cyber Crime department said.

“Our IT team found a fake website created in the name of ITC Holidays. It used the company’s logo. Immediately, we lodged a complaint to the police a month back,” ITC Executive Vice President and Head, Corporate Communications, Nazeeb Arif, told IANS.

–IANS
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