A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) official Friday met the Thane police commissioner and shared details of the call centre scam being probed by the Thane police.
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At least 12 call centres were raided as they were allegedly used to make calls to US citizens with staffers pretending to be making calls on behalf of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and fraudulently collecting money from them.
Thane police commissioner Param Bir Singh said, “He provided certain inputs that will help our investigation. He said there are two Indians who are in FBI’s custody in connection with a similar crime. They are checking if they are in any way linked to the accused arrested by us.”