Kolkata: Fake call center busted, used to cheat as an Amazon employee; 22 arrested

In Kolkata, Bengal, police on Wednesday arrested 22 people for running a fake call center. According to the police, these people used to cheat people by posing themselves as Amazon employees.

According to the news agency, the team of Anti Rowdy Section of Detective Department of Kolkata Police had raided New Alipore area on the basis of information on Tuesday. This call center was located at Bankim Mukherjee Sarani.

Call centers were running without documents

Police said that the accused did not have any documents to run the call centre. Initial investigation revealed that the accused used to talk to people through internet communication system. These people used to call themselves Amazon employees. The accused used to tell people that they had won the gift. Instead, they used to ask for some money.

Australians also became victims of fraud

According to the police, the people of Australia are also included in the cheated people. The accused asked the victims to pay Australian dollars by targeting the computers of Australian citizens through software such as Teamviewer and AnyDesk.

According to the police, objectionable documents have also been found from the call centers. The police have confiscated them. In this case, the police arrested all the accused and sent them to jail and the matter is being investigated. It is being told that this gang has made many people its victims. Some of them are Australian citizens as well.

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