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- The cyberfraud gang made Rs 21 crore transaction between October 2021 and January 2022
- In order to dupe foreign nationals, gang members posed as call centre executives
- With the help of dark net, scamsters collected phone numbers and emails
Hyderabad: In yet another inter-state fraud incident, the city police arrested seven suspects on Thursday for duping people to tune of nearly Rs 50 crore. The gang members used to run an international credit card fraud by cheating payment gateways.
Reportedly, the main targets were Singapore, Australia, and the United Kingdom citizens.
As a result of the bust, the cops’ team nabbed Delhi-based Naveen Bhutani, Mohit, and Monu and four other suspects (Nagaraju, D Sravan Kumar, V Pavan, and SM Srinivas Rao) from Hyderabad.
Based on the preliminary investigation, it was found that the accused created an organised system by developing fake websites. They also retrieved got an international toll-free number and established fake call centes in Delhi, Ghaziabad, and Punjab. With the…