Kolkata: Cops seal fake call centre in New Town, arrest 10

A 360-seater fraud call centre operating out of a premium commercial complex in New Town was sealed by Bidhannagar Police in the early hours of Tuesday. Callers posing as Microsoft executives had been duping residents in Germany, USA, Portugal and Czech Republic for the last five years in the pretext of giving tech support and were making them pay through a cryptocurrency trading platform to mask the money trail.

Kolkata: Cops seal fake call centre in New Town, arrest 10
A 360-seater fraud call centre operating out of a premium commercial complex in New Town was sealed by Bidhannagar Police in the early hours of Tuesday. Callers posing as Microsoft executives had been duping residents in Germany, USA, Portugal and Czech Republic for the last five years in the pretext of giving tech support and were making them pay through a cryptocurrency trading platform to mask the money trail.