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6 arrested for online fraud

6 arrested for online fraud
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NEW DELHI: Crime Branch of Delhi Police busted a gang involved in online cheating under the guise of technical support for various companies and application such as Google and Paypal. Six persons identified as Mohit Bansal, Udit, Yashwant Singh , Guraman Singh, Rohit Chauhan and Pfokreni Kayio involved in the racket have been arrested. Huge quantity of information technology equipment including several servers, routers, SIM Box, hard disks, SIM Cards used for cheating the gullible persons have been recovered from their possessions. Cash Rs 7.40 lakh has also been recovered from these gang members.

Inputs were received that a racket involving several persons based in India and abroad are involved in cheating the gullible persons on the pretext of providing technical assistance to the customer base of Google, Iphone, Paypal, Facebook etc. These fraudsters were making as well as receiving international calls by passing the legal long distance internation call gateways, thus thereby causing a huge loss to the Government Exchequer.

During interrogation, it was revealed that these fraudsters had been working with a unique modus operandi by registering on Google Search Engine paid services license for helping customers in

troubleshooting.

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