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Mumbai: Fake call centre busted, 5 held

Acting on a tip-off received by Additional Commissioner of Police (North Region) Dilip Sawant, teams from the Goregaon and Dindoshi police raided a rented premises inside a commercial chawl at Sejal Park, Goregaon West, around 1 am.

Crime Branch busts fake call centre, arrests 9 for duping US nationals

The accused would make VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol) calls to US nationals, claiming to be from ‘American US pharmacy’.


Noida: 31 arrested for running 'call centre' that duped US citizens

A team of officials from the Crime Branch, the cyber cell and local police had Thursday busted the fake call centre operating in city's Sector-63 area.

Andheri: Third accused held in fake call centre scam

Arrest comes after Crime Branch had on Sept 7 arrested two persons in the case; search on for three more accused

Mumbai: Fake call centre busted, two arrested

Mumbai police raided the call centre, on the third floor of a building in Andheri (West), 39 people where making calls. “They were, however, victims in the case. We will be making them witnesses and have begun recording their statements,” an officer said.

Fraudulent call centres: Mumbai Crime Branch files chargesheet against 21

Those employed at the two call centres located at Goregaon and Malad would allegedly make calls to US citizens pretending to be calling from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and take money from them under the guise of overdue tax returns.


Mumbai call centre scam: Rented flat, computers on hire, Rs 2 lakh to run bogus centres

A senior officer said while the Thane call centre busted last year was a big operation, there are several fly-by-night operators running ‘IRS’ scams from rented tenements.

Maharashtra: Malad call centres ran ‘IRS racket’, duped Americans, say police

According to the police, one of the accused illegally acquired customer data of American nationals and sold these to the call centres at Rs 5,000 for 50,000 names.

Call centre scam: Email trail leads police to victims in US

Thane police planning to write to recipients of mails, add their statements to chargesheet; nine persons arrested so far in scam.

IRS call centre scam: Key aid of Sagar Thakkar arrested in Delhi

Ashish Choudhary worked closely with Thakkar and was on the run since the scam was busted in October last year.