Call Centre Racket
Calcutta  /  Published 29.07.21

10 held for running fake call centre

Ten persons were arrested on Monday for allegedly running an illegal call centre from a building on Tiljala Road. A police officer said: “The racketeers, posing as representatives of the Relian...
By Our Special Correspondent in Karaya

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

14 held for operating fake call centres in Calcutta

The city police arrested fourteen persons from two locations on Monday night for allegedly running fake call centres. Eleven of the arrested were allegedly making Internet calls to people in the UK, ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.02.21

Call centre racket busted in Sector V

Salt Lake police arrested two director-cum-owners of a call centre in Sector V for allegedly duping Spanish, German and Australian nationals posing as officials of a software giant, police said. The ...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 15.10.20

Fake call centre nets 7 in Lake Town

Seven people were arrested on Tuesday night in connection with a fake call centre being run from a building in Dakshindari near Lake Town, police said. This is the third call centre to be shut down b...
By A Staff Reporter in Lake Town

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

Cheat cuffs on two call centre directors

Two directors of a call centre in Salt Lake were arrested on Thursday on charges of cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy among others. They ran the call centre from a house in the BJ Block in Se...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 03.10.20

Call centre defrauding US nationals busted

Employees of a call centre in Maniktala allegedly duped many people in the US in the guise of software service providers, by coaxing them into installing a software that would install spyware in their...
By Our Special Correspondent in Maniktala

Calcutta  /  Published 03.10.20

Four held for fraud

Four men were arrested on Friday for allegedly running a fraudulent call centre in Bangur Avenue’s D Block. The arrested would dupe people by promising them high returns if they let them use th...
By A Staff Reporter in Bangur

World  /  Published 29.01.20

US files lawsuits against call centres, mostly from India

The US has filed lawsuits against five companies and three individuals allegedly responsible for making hundreds of millions of fake robocalls to American consumers from abroad, mostly from India, and...
By PTI in Washington

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.19

Call centre bust earns Lalbazar London pat

The national fraud and cyber crime chief of the City of London Police, Jonathan Frost, called up Calcutta police commissioner Anuj Sharma on Friday to congratulate him for busting a fake call centre r...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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