Fake Noida Call Centre Dupes Foreigners Of Rs 170 Crore: Find Out How They Did It?
Ten people have been arrested in Noida by the Uttar Pradesh police force for duping multiple foreign nationals from over 3 different countries, committing a fraud of nearly Rs 170 crore.
These 10 individuals were reportedly running a fake international call centre with at least 50 callers working in it.
UP Police STF Arrests 10 Dupers
The Special Task Force or STF of UP Police has arrested 10 people from Noida, alleged to have duped many foreign nationals of almost Rs 170 crore. The duped nationals span across the US, Lebanon, Britain and Canada.
According to the arrest on Friday, the 10 accused people were charged for running a counterfeit international call centre, disguised as technical support employees of different companies, with at least 50 callers working in it, tracking foreign nationals.
The held accused include Karan Mohan, Vinod Singh, Dhruv Narang, Mayank Gogiya, Akshay Malik, Deepak Singh, Ahuja Paudwal, Akshay Sharma, Jayant Singh and Mukul Rawat, as per a news report, while the police have confirmed that the hunt is going on for other members too.
As per the Noida STF field unit, “They would use VOIP Calling, Diallers/DD and other technologies and software such as Teamviewer to gain access to their victims’ systems. They would use websites and other payment gateways to access several fake bank accounts and would transfer money in them using the victims’ credit/debit card details.
The money was converted from US Dollars to Indian Rupees through hawala into either cash or transferred into the companies’ bank accounts,”
A team was formed, comprising Noida STF field unit and the cyber police department and they raided an office located in Sector 59, Noida, seizing cash value of Rs 32,470, 12 mobile phones, 76 desktop computers, 56 VoIP diallers, 37 credit/debit cards, four cars, and one motorcycle. The seized electronic items have been sent for forensic analysis, added the report.