45 people including 20 women were arrested for running a fake call center in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida. The arrests were made by Noida police from sector 6 (where the call center was operating) on Thursday.
Fake Call Center busted in Sector 6, Noida/used to dupe people of money by false promise of cash back/discounts in name of famous Online Shopping Websites like Flipkart, Myntra etc. Angle of Data Theft being investigated @dgpup @Uppolice @ANINewsUP @PTI_News pic.twitter.com/3esSn5MTPv— SSP NOIDA (@sspnoida) November 28, 2019
The call center was involved in duping money from people in the name of popular shopping portals such as Flipkart and Myntra via a fake calls. Police has recovered 16 walkie-talkies, 29 mobile phones, and two computer systems from the spot.
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The accused have been booked under section 420 (fraud) of the India Penal Code and provisions of the Information Technology Act.
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