The scammers would tell victims their bank accounts would be frozen unless they paid money to a ‘safe government account’. Photo: Dickson Lee
The scammers would tell victims their bank accounts would be frozen unless they paid money to a ‘safe government account’. Photo: Dickson Lee
India

Indian call centre that cheated Americans of US$14 million gave staff Christmas bonuses

  • Workers used fake American accents to swindle some 4,500 people by claiming their bank accounts were linked to drug cartels in Mexico and Colombia
  • The racket is the latest in a spate of scandals involving fake call centres, with new cases being discovered by cybersecurity investigators every few weeks

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The scammers would tell victims their bank accounts would be frozen unless they paid money to a ‘safe government account’. Photo: Dickson Lee
The scammers would tell victims their bank accounts would be frozen unless they paid money to a ‘safe government account’. Photo: Dickson Lee
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