10 arrested for running fake call centre in national capital


Gurugram, Dec 9: A fake call centre functioning as ‘Mohan Cooperative Industrial Estate’  has been busted near Tughlakabad Metro Station in Delhi and ten people has been arrested , police said on Saturday. 

The centre was running for the last one and half years.

“Police got a complaint of fraud on September 11. A Gurugram resident was duped off Rs 2.26 lakh. The investigation was later handed over to the cyber cell,” said a senior police officer, news agency IANS quoted.

“Members of call centre used to charge Rs 1,500-2,000 for registrations of job seekers and later duped them by showing fake interview letters,” he asserted.

“When police raided, employees of call centre were making phone calls to job seekers assuring them of better jobs. Police have seized 60 computers and 47 mobile phones from centre. We are grilling the arrested,” the officer added.

The centre was being ran by a couple hailing from Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura but they were yet to be nabbed.


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