The Delhi Police raided a fake call centre in Rohini and arrested eight people, who duped over 100 people on the pretext of offering loans.
Delhi police busts call centre that duped over 100 people and extorted Rs 2 lacs. (Reprsentative Image)
The Delhi Police busted a fake call centre in Rohini’s Sector 7 on Monday and arrested eight people for tele-calling and duping over 100 people on the pretext of offering loans.
One laptop, seven mobile phones, SIM cards and six registers used in the crime have been recovered.
Following directions of senior officers, the police were briefed to trace information on fake call centers. The cops verified the numbers of call centers operating in Rohini. Informers were also roped in for the operation.
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On Monday, information was received by the Budh Vihar Police Station regarding a fake call centre in Mange Ram Park Extension.
A police team raided the call centre and nabbed the accused, including Shivam, Anand and Akash.
The police said Shivam and Akash had been running this call centre since July 2, 2021 and had others as employees.
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They called potential victims and identified themselves as callers from Mudra Capital Finance. The accused managed to get Rs 2 lakh through Paytm and Google Pay.
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