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Delhi Police busts fake call centre racket, arrest three persons

Delhi Police has busted a racket of fake call centers with the arrest of three persons and seized 210 SIM cards.

Published: 03rd November 2016 06:38 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd November 2016 06:38 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police has busted a racket of fake call centers with the arrest of three persons and seized 210 SIM cards of various service providers, one laptop, and Rs 4.35 lakh in cash from their possession.
    
The arrested persons have been identified as Joginder Singh, Prakash and Gaurav Dubey who were involved in online cheating/frauds through fake call centres.
    
Additonal DCP (South) Nupur Prasad said that accused used to call people on the basis of data of customers available with them to obtain details of their credit cards.
    
"During this process, they used to convince the customers to provide them OTP (One Time Password) of their Credit Card. After obtaining the OTP, they will fraudulently transfer the money in Mobile Wallet by using the credit card details of the customers.
    
"After six days, the money will be transferred to different bank accounts, arranged by Gaurav which is used to be later withdrawn though debit cards," she said.
    
In connection with a case, a police team collected information /details of complainant's account from the bank and analysed minutely which revealed that an amount of Rs 5,000 was transferred in mobile wallet' and the remaining amount of Rs 9,631 was transferred in 'mobile wallet' by using three different mobile numbers.
    
On getting this vital clue, the police team swung into action and accused Joginder Singh and his associates were arrested. Further investigation is on. 

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