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DELHI POLICE BUSTED ONE MORE CALL CENTRE, CHEATS USA NATIONALS, OTHERS, 25 INCLUDING DOZEN FEMALE ARRESTED

April 02, 2021 09:49 PM

MULTIPLE COMPUTER SYSTEMS RECOVERED. THE ACCUSED USED TO MAKE FRAUD CALLS TO US NATIONALS/FOREIGN NATIONALS BY IMPERSONATING THEMSELVES AS FOREIGNERS ON THE PRETEXT OF PROVIDING US GOVT. GRANTS THROUGH MEMBERSHIP FEE FOR UNEMPLOYED PERSONS AND HANDICAPPED PERSONS.ü, AFTER RECEIVING THE MEMBERSHIP FEE, THEY STOPPED ATTENDING THEIR CALLS 

  New Delhi (Face2News)

The staff of PS Mehrauli, South District has done commendable work by unearthing a fake call centre and has arrested 25 accused persons including 12 females. 

The accused identified as Roshan Singh R/o Kishangarh, Delhii. Age 35., Kamal Das S/o Mridul Das R/O Huumayun pur, Safadarjung Enclave, Delhi. Age 31 yrs.and 23 others including 12 females. 

To curb the incidents of cheating, the staff of Police Station Mehrauli was tasked to patrol in the area and directed to keep a check on all suspected activities. Accordingly, the staff of PS Mehrauli deployed local sources and started collecting human intelligence. The efforts of the team bore fruits when during patrolling, secret information was received by the staff of PS Mehrauli about the running of a fake call center which was running at Kehar Estate, Saidullajab, Delhi.

Mr. Atul Kumar Thakur, IPS, Deputy Commissioner of Police, South District, New Delhi, said, 25 computer systems and some routers were found to be used for calling through internet with the help of headphones. During the course of enquiry, it was revealed that the fake call centre was headed by one Kamal Dass who was also present at the spot.During the further inquiry, Kamal Dass disclosed that he used to get information of the US Citizens from his sources and he further passed the information to his employees. The employees used to call the US Citizens by impersonating themselves as US Nationals and asked them to pay membership fees on the pretext of providing them US Govt. Grants for unemployed persons and handicapped persons.

Immediately, a team comprising of SI Amit Kumar, ASI Ritesh, HC Jitesh & Ct. Sunil led by Inspr. Harinder, SHO/Mehrauli under overall supervision of Shri Ranvir Singh, ACP/Mehrauli was constituted to act swiftly. The information was further developed and a raid was conducted at the alleged premise, where 13 males and 12 females were found to be working on the computer systems and making suspicious calls to foreign nationals by using internet calling with the help of headphones.

Mr. Atul Kumar Thakur, IPS, Deputy Commissioner of Police, South District, New Delhi, said, 25 computer systems and some routers were found to be used for calling through internet with the help of headphones. During the course of enquiry, it was revealed that the fake call centre was headed by one Kamal Dass who was also present at the spot.

During the further inquiry, Kamal Dass disclosed that he used to get information of the US Citizens from his sources and he further passed the information to his employees. The employees used to call the US Citizens by impersonating themselves as US Nationals and asked them to pay membership fees on the pretext of providing them US Govt. Grants for unemployed persons and handicapped persons.

 The innocent US citizens paid them the membership fees and then, they stopped picking up their calls. The employee of the call centre used various softwares viz. Hangout & VICIdial, Voip Accounts Etc.to cheat the US nationals and in order to get the payment, they asked the victims to purchase Google Play Card, Ebay Gift Cards, Amazon Gift Cards etc. and then they were asked them to share the coupon code to encash the said cards.

Thereafter, they used to send these coupon codes to their other sources and in return they received amount in INR through bank transfer and cash payments. By this act, they used to make wrongful gain to themselves and wrongful loss to US citizens. 

Further investigation is going on. The staff involved in good work is being suitably rewarded.

 
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