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Delhi: Police Bust Fake International Call Centre, 32 Arrested

A fake call centre was busted in Delhi’s Moti Nagar and 32 people were arrested for being allegedly involved in duping foreign nationals by posing as Canadian police officials. Those arrested include the floor supervisors and young employees who are in their 20s. The owners are absconding.  After procuring database, the employees of call centre would use phone number spoofing technology to mask their number and the recipients would see Canadian Police number on their screens. The callers would be informed about non-existent Social Insurance Number (SIN) violations, and they would ask the victims to make payments up to 20,000 dollars to escape imprisonment. The call centre was busted after intelligence agencies and the cops got a whiff following a complaint filed by a Canadian national named Elvis Henry who was duped of 13,500 $.

Updated : 18 November 2019, 08:26 AM