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Jan 22, 2013 at 12:58am IST

10,000 fake call centres running in Delhi, say police

New Delhi: Over 10,000 fake call centres are operating in New Delhi and many of them indulge in illegal activities of cheating innocent people, a police officer said on Monday.

"Over 10,000 fake call centres are running in the capital which are making around 2 to 2.5 lakh calls daily to people living in and outside the country," Deputy Commissioner of Police (crime) SBS Tyagi said.

Such call centres are unregistered and are generating unaccounted money, he said.

10,000 fake call centres running in Delhi, say police

Such call centres are unregistered and are generating unaccounted money, Deputy Commissioner of Police (crime) SBS Tyagi said.

"The raids are conducted whenever we receive any specific inputs about such call centres," Tyagi said.

Five people, involved in running an illegal call centre, were arrested Monday for cheating several people. They used to assure people of helping them in getting unsecured loans and insurance matters.

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