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Fake call centre racket busted in Tagore Garden, three held

Fake call centre racket busted in Tagore Garden, three held

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Sunday said that they have busted a fake call centre racket in Tagore Garden.

Police said that the accused were running a pan India racket in which they duping people on the pretext of lucrative insurance plan and insurance benefits at all India level.

Police identified the accused as Abhey Kishore, Alok Kumar and Hardeep Singh. During the investigation, it came into notice that accused persons opened fifteen fake accounts at different banks.

"Abhey Kishor was arrested while he entered in his fake call centre in DDA Market, Tagore Garden. Later on his instance, other accused were arrested. Kishor's wife and other woman employee were interrogated and also bound down," police said.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (south-west) Devender Arya said that accused persons used to dupe the victims in the name of lucrative insurance benefits or bonus. For this purpose accused persons has started a fake call centre initially at Milap Nagar, Uttam Nagar which was later shifted to Tagore garden near DDA Market.

"They established a crime syndicate operating at National level and had succeeded in duping victims of about Rs 1 crore. The fraud was initiated by opening of bank accounts on forged identity at various cities including Lucknow, Hardoi, Noida and Delhi," said DCP Arya.

After opening the bank accounts the accused person used to call various victims and convinced them to invest in their fake plan and deposit money in these accounts. Further, a target of Rs 1 lakh was assigned to each telecaller and if the target is achieved by any telecaller then an extra commission of 3 percent was given to him.

They used to change their SIM cards in every 10-15 days and after 20-30 days. One pendrive containing data of 25,000 customers, Laptop, 12 mobile phones documents were seized from the centre.

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