Fake call centre busted: Personal info of 6 lakh people found in one Excel sheet alone

Deep Mukherjee reports:

Confidential information of customers who booked flats in Noida, postpaid mobile customers, credit card holders and insurance policy subscribers were in possession of the gang that was running a fake call centre in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida, police said.

Such was the gang’s methodical approach that it had a detailed list of people who own luxury cars in the National Capital Region which covers the territorial jurisdictions of National Capital Territory of Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

“The gang maintained a precise database of crores of people across India. We found personal information of 6 lakh people in just one Excel sheet from the laptops that we seized,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (crime) Vikas Pathak told Hindustan Times.

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