‘Indian call centres accused of selling Britons’ personal data for as little as two pence’

Deja vu all over again:

Indian call centres are selling Britons’ confidential personal data, including credit card information, medical and financial records to criminals and marketing firms for as little as two pence, an undercover investigation has discovered.

Two ‘consultants’, claiming to be IT workers at several call centres boasted of possesing 45 different sets of personal information on nearly 500,000 Britons.

IT consultant Naresh Singh met the undercover reporters in a hotel room in Gurgaon, carrying a laptop containing confidential data.

Read more of this ANI story on NewsTrackIndia.

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