The Gurugram police in collaboration with the state Crime Bureau busted a fake call centre in Udyog Vihar Phase-4, police stated on Sunday. The call centre used to cheat job aspirants throughout the nation on the pretext of offering jobs, and in addition charged big sums of cash as registration charges, the police added. The probe crew had detained three girls and a person however launched them after questioning. However, the mastermind, recognized as Dhananjay, is but to be arrested. He used to supply the information of job aspirants who have been then focused by the fake call centre.
The police have seized computer systems, CPUs, three laptops and different digital devices from there. They have additionally seized financial institution accounts that the accused used for his or her transactions.
According to the police, following a grievance, a police crew raided the call centre at plot quantity 53 of Udyog Vihar Phase-4 on Saturday.
They observed three girls and a person there, whereas a younger man escaped the spot in his after the police crew arrived, a police officer stated.
“A complaint was received that a fake call centre had cheated several people on the pretext of a job offer in Udyog Vihar. The youths were employed at the call centres, which were being operated without permission,” stated Satbir Singh, SHO of Udyog Vihar police station.
“During the questioning, the youth revealed that the call centre was running with the name ‘Shine for Job’. They used to offer lucrative jobs to unemployed youths and charged nearly Rs 7,000 per client as registration fees via bank account provided by the main accused Dhananjay,” he added.
The fake call centre was operating from July 20, 2020, and the culprits had earned lakhs by duping individuals. Also, the call centre didn’t have any license issued by the Department of Telecommunications.
“The matter is under investigation. The involvement of other people cannot be ruled out,” Singh stated.
In reference to the matter, an FIR has been registered on the cybercrime police station for additional investigation.
“We are ascertaining more information about the main culprit,” stated Subhash Boken, spokesperson of Gurugram police.
(With IANS inputs)