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With the help of Canada, Indian cops bust huge call centre scam

By Simran Kashyap
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New Delhi, Oct 19: The Noida Police said it had busted a fake call centre operating from the city and arrested the mastermind for allegedly duping Canadians and other foreign nationals.

Working on an input from the Canadian police, the fake call centre operating out of Sector 63 was busted, the police said.

With the help of Canada, Indian cops bust huge call centre scam

"The Noida police and its cyber cell tracked down the conmen, who were offering 'tax benefits' to foreigners in return for money," Station House Officer, Phase 3 Police Station Akhilsh Tripathi said.

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Sahil Verma, the kingpin of the racket, was a resident of Shahdara in Delhi, he added.

The police raided the office of the fake call centre and seized laptops, computers, wi-fi routers, a mobile phone and other gadgets used in the fraud, Tripathi said.

He added that Verma was sent to jail, while a search was on for the other members of the racket.

Verma has been booked under Indian Penal Code section 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) as also the relevant provisions of the Information Technology Act.

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