Ex-Employee Sends Obscene/Threatening Email To Superior Colleague

The lady complainant received number of obscene/ threatening email during the period November 2005 to January 2006. A crime was registered under section 67 of Information Technology Act 2000 read with section 507 of I.P.C.

During investigation the email sender was traced & accused lady arrested. On interrogation of the accused it is revealed that she is an ex-employee of the complainant’s organisation and was working under the complainant for a year. The accused posing as a male sent all these emails to take revenge for the alleged ill-treatment meted out to her.

This is an example of a disgruntled employee indulging in such type of Cyber Crime that is punishable with up to 5 years of imprisonment & fine of Rs. 1 lac.