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Fake Call Center busted By CM’S Flying Squad

CM’s Flying Squad busts a fake call center in Udyog Vihar Phase 2, Gurugram. Three accused arrested with multiple laptops and cash. FIR registered in Cyber Crime police station for further inquiry.

The Chief Minister’s Flying Squad had busted a fake call center which had been operating out of a building in Udyog Vihar’s Phase-2 from the past five months.

The Gurugram police had said that the employees had long been duping the US citizens on the pretext of offering them loans by representing fake cheques to their targets and then used to charge about $100 to $500 as a service charge either via e-cheque or debit and credit cards.

Three alleged convicts were identified to be Sarjeet Kumar, Kapil Dev Patel and Bhudev Lohar had been arrested and confiscated about five mobile phones, two laptops, one hard disk and had several other electronic gadgets which were confiscated from them.

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They were found to be paying about Rs. 6 to 7 lakh as monthly rent for their resident building.

According to the Gurugram police authority, they were tipped-off and then a team which was led by ACP Inderjeet Yadav had raided the call centre where they had found the alleged 35 boys who were then communicating with the American nationals.

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ACP Yadav said that the youths were then employed at the call centres, and were found to being operated without permission. Also, the alleged organisation did not have any official license issued by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT).

The matter is currently under investigation. Currently it is being searched as to how the accused were operating the fake call centre. The involvement of other people is not being ruled out right now.

Regarding legalities with the matter, an FIR had been filed under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) including IT Act at the Cyber Crime Gurugram police station for further investigation.