DoT used AI to detect discrepancies and blocked 25,135 SIM cards. Check your Aadhaar here.
The article reports that the Cybercrime Wing of the Tamil Nadu Police found over 650 SIM cards linked to a single Aadhaar card.
The DoT used an AI-powered toolkit to find the discrepancy, and the police launched a probe.
It was revealed that a single Aadhaar card was used as photo identity proof for as many as 658 mobile numbers.
The cybercrime wing has blocked around 25,135 SIM cards across Tamil Nadu in the past four months.
The article also provides instructions on how to check what mobile numbers are linked to your Aadhaar card.
You can visit the Telecom Analytics for Fraud Management and Consumer Protection (TAFCOP) portal and enter your mobile number and the OTP that you will receive.
All mobile numbers that have been registered using your Aadhaar card will be displayed on the portal.