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Fake call centre busted, 34 arrested for duping foreign nationals

Fake call centre busted, 34 arrested for duping foreign nationals

New Delhi, Mar 21 (UNI) Delhi Police Cyber Crime Unit has busted a fake call centre and arrested 34 people for allegedly duping foreign nationals in the name of Apple and McAfee technical support.
Police said the accused own two call centres in Uttam Nagar and cheated more than 7,000-8,000 US and Canadians nationals of Rs 10 crore in the last three years.
"They would call foreign nationals and tell them their bank accounts were used in illegal transactions made to drug cartels in Mexico and they would be arrested. Fearing arrest, the victims would put their money into Bitcoin or Google gift cards. This was done on instructions of the accused. The money was then transferred to other accounts," DCP (Cyber Crime Unit) Anyesh Roy said.

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