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CB sleuths bust fake call centre, 6 held for duping US nationals

THE GOAN NETWORK | NOVEMBER 25, 2022, 12:37 AM IST

PANAJI
The Crime Branch (CB) sleuths  busted a fake call centre in Panaji’s outskirts area and caught six  persons. The accused, all hailing from Ahmedabad and Nagaland, duped  several US nationals by zeroing-in on random US-code numbers. The  fraudsters called them on pretext of approving loans, medical bills,  etc.

“Our team raided the fake call centre and arrested the six  persons. We have also seized six laptops, mobile phones and other  articles, all worth Rs 10 lakh approx. Legal action has been initiated  against them,” CB SP Nidhin Valsan told reporters.

The accused  are identified as Akash Pancholi, aged 28 years, Thremho and Sanam  Bathari, both aged 23 years, Anand Sengyung (26), Lairim Johai (19) and  Hemring Girisa (22).  Further investigation is on.


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