10 held for running fake call centre in Delhi
Gurugram, Dec 9 (IANS) The Gurugram police’s cyber cell have arrested 10 people for running fake call centre in Delhi and duping people in the name of providing jobs, police said on Saturday.
Police have busted the fake call centre named ‘Mohan Cooperative Industrial Estate’ call centre near Tughlakabad Metro Station in Delhi, running for the last one and half years.
“Police got a complaint of fraud on September 11. A Gurugram resident was duped off Rs 2.26 lakh. The investigation was later handed over to the cyber cell,” said a senior police officer.
“Members of call centre used to charge Rs 1,500-2,000 for registrations of job seekers and later duped them by showing fake interview letters,” he said.
“When police raided, employees of call centre were making phone calls to job seekers assuring them of better jobs. Police have seized 60 computers and 47 mobile phones from centre. We are grilling the arrested,” the officer added.
The centre was being ran by a couple hailing from Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura but they were yet to be arrested.