The Cyberabad cyber crime police busted a gang that floated 3 pretend BPOs in urban center to gather details of credit cards of banking company of India customers, and duped a number of the victims of Rs five crore. As several as 1,500 victims hail from Hyderabad, whereas there have been aforementioned to be thousands in different metropolitan cities except Delhi.
The prime defendant, Vijay Kumar Sharma, 38, an LLB graduate from Delhi, was taken into police custody in 2017, by the Delhi police for running a fake BPO to commit cyber fraud. once being released on bail, he came back to cheating individuals and roped in seven others together with a textile businessperson from town.
Sharma, along side Abhijit Shrivatsav, 28, his better half Sita Kumari, 28, and brother Ashuthosh Shrivatsav, 27, who earlier worked as workers within the BPOs that provided service for SBI, floated 3 BPOs in Delhi. They employed twenty two tele-callers and employed Dharam raj, 34, and Rehan Khan, 25, as team leaders at the BPOs. In 3 months, the gang, according to the Cyberabad police, cheated individuals of `5 crore.
Explaining the procedure of the gang, Cyberabad commissioner V.C. Sajjanar aforementioned “Sharma, who was into the textile business, was an everyday traveler to town to sell the textiles to Sandeep Bajaj, 42, of Kompally. As Sandeep was running into losses, Sharma roped him into the ring.
Sharma developed 2 e-commerce websites, JayyShree.com and jeanslike.com, and coupled 3 current bank accounts opened by Sandeep within the town.
“Tele-callers got knowledge of the customers using SBI credit cards, that was procured by Abhijit, Sita and Ashutosh,” mr Sajjanar aforementioned.
The SBI credit card division within the town has received around 1,500 complaints, whereas there are many thousand across the country. “The defendant never targeted customers living in Delhi so as to avoid complaints within the native police stations. In every dealings, the client lost Rs 8,500, of that fifteen per cent commission was meant for Sandeep, thirty five per cent for the tele-callers and fifty per cent for Sharma,” mr Sajjanar aforementioned.
He aforementioned that cyber crime team had comprehended thirty defendant including twenty two tele-callers concerned within the fraud and seized Rs 85 lakh rupees from them.