A Fake call center in indore was busted yesterday and 22 people has been arrested to duping US citizens by posing as Social Security department offical. They were theatening to block their Social Sercurity Number.
Call Center was collecting fee as Bitcoin from US Citizens, mostly were elderly people. They have more 2.5 Lakh US citizen data in their system. They have duped about 2000 US citizen. Leader of gang has been identified as Vatsal Mehta from Ahemdabad Gujarat.
This Gang target elder people who have little knowledge of technology and tell them that their SSN will be block soon as they have detected criminal use and other issue in their SSN. To fix that issue they demand $400 to $5000 from them in form of Bitcoin. .
More than 30 computers, laptops and other gadgets were recovered from Vatsal Mehta . Vatsal was using caller ID spoofing technology to mislead US citizen. All call center employee were trained in mumbai to speak American accent. Police suspecting same operation is going on other countries also.