Fake name centre busted in Gurugram; had duped 600 foreigners of Rs 1 crore

Sanjay Yadav

Gurugram, August 8

Another faux name centre was busted in Gurugram on Saturday.

The CM flying squad nabbed 24 women and men working as workers within the centre being run at JMD Megapolis mall.

The centre started operations on July 13 and duped 600 American and Canadian residents prior to now 25 days of Rs 1 crore by way of pop-ups providing technical help, {hardware} upgrades and antivirus.

The workers claimed they, too, had been duped and had no concept that it was a faux name centre.

The workers lead the police to mastermind Vikram Verma, resident of Hari Nagar, Delhi, who was nabbed later.

The crew recovered 4 computer systems, CPU, laborious disks, 4 laptops and report of i-Tunes and Google playing cards, which had been despatched by the US nationals.

An FIR has been registered towards the accused below Sections 420 (dishonest) of the IPC and Sections 43, 66-D and 75 of the IT Act at Sadar police station.

Following a tip-off, DSP Inderjeet Yadav performed a raid at Green Rock Enterprises on the fifth ground of JMD Megapolis mall on Sohna street late on Friday night time and located 30 workers busy on computer systems and laptops.

A majority had been busy making calls in English utilizing their headphones and dealing on their pc techniques. They didn’t possess any legitimate OSP licences of the Department of Telecommunications or some other settlement or MoU associated to their work.

While the staff had been let off, Vikram was arrested.

“The accused first collected data of the callers such as names, mobile numbers, e-mails and addresses and then sent them voice mails through an eyebeam dialer. They trapped foreigners to clear pop-ups and provide antivirus in the name of technical help. They had remote access software for pop-ups and using the name of antivirus software, namely Mcafee, Bit Defender, Trenmicro and Kasper Sky. They asked the US nationals to purchase i-Tune gifts cards and in turn, got a hold of their phone number. With this trick, they duped more than Rs 1 crore from over 600 foreigners,” stated Inderjeet Yadav.

We are interrogating the principle accused Vikram Verma, the DSP added.

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