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.
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.
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.