A team of crime Branch in a well-co-ordinated raid busted a gang involved in online cheating under the guise of technical support for various companies and application such as Google, Paypal etc. Six persons namely 1) Mohit Bansal R/o Keshav Puram, Near Kendriya Vidhayalya, Delhi 2) Udit R/o sector-3, Rohini, Delhi 3) Yashwant Singh R/o Pitampura, New Delhi 4) Guraman Singh R/o Hari Nagar, Delhi 5) Rohit Chauhan R/o Siddharth Nagar, Ashram near Bhagwan Nagar Chowk, Delhi 6) Pfokreni Kayio R/o Humayunpur, Safdarjung Enclave, Delhi-29 involved in this racket have been arrested. Huge quantity of information technology equipment including several servers, routers, SIM Box, hard disks, SIM Cards used for cheating the gullible persons have been recovered from their possessions. Cash Rs 7.40 lakhs have also been recovered from the spot.
According to RAJIV RANJAN, Adl Commissioner of Police,Crime Branch, Delhi,There were credible inputs received in Crime Branch that a racket involving several persons based in India and abroad are involved in cheating the gullible persons on the pretext of providing technical assistance to the customer base of Google, Iphone, Paypal, Facebook etc. These fraudsters were making as well as receiving international calls by passing the legal long distance internation call gateways, thus thereby causing a huge loss to the Government Exchequer.
To unearth the whole nexus and to zero down on these fraudsters, a dedicated team of ISC, Crime Branch was deployed and the information was shared with Department of Telecommunication (DoT).
Technical as well as manual surveillance was mounted on these fraudsters and their tell-tale signs were closely monitored. On 07/03/2019, a specific information regarding one such racket being operated from Anupam Building, Pitampura, Delhi was received in ISC, Crime Branch. Accordingly, a team comprising of Insp. Sunil Kumar, Insp. Vijay Samaria, SI Neeraj Kumar, ASIs Waseek Ahmad, Vijay Pratap, Surenderpal, HC Ieed Mohammad, Pawan Kumar, Cts Rahul, Raj Kumar, Surender, Sikander, W/Ct Praveena under the supervision of Sh. Jasbir Singh ACP/ISC and overall supervision of Sh. Rajesh Deo, DCP/Crime was constituted. A team of DoT led by Sh. Sunil Bhadu and Sh. Thomas Varghese both Directors in DoT was also joined and a search was carried out at the suspect location i.e. 3rd and 4th floor, Anupam building, Rama Market, Pitampura, Delhi, where number of tele-callers were found engaged in making/receiving international calls using dialer through VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol). Total 106 tele-callers and 6 supervisors were detained and interrogated. After sustained interrogation and on sufficient grounds 6 supervisors were arrested. Role of tele callers is being further probed. A case under appropriate section of law has been registered.