Hyderabad: Cyberabad Police have cracked two cyber crime scams and arrested the members of two gangs involved in the scam. Cyberabad CP Stephen Ravindra today said that the two scams were very big scams of the country.
He said that they had arrested 14 members of the gang, which committed the scam. He also said that they had seized 30 cell phones, 3 laptops and a car and bike from the possession of the accused.
Revealing the details of the scam at a press conference, Stephen Ravindra said that the gang members had set up two fake call centers in the name of SBI Dhani Bazar, the Loan India and Loan Bazar and cheated scores of people of the country to the tune of hundreds of crores.
He said that the gang members used a spoofing app to make their victims believe that they were calling from SBI’s genuine customer care Center.
He said that the first gang had set up a fake call center at Uttam Nagar of Delhi and added that the gang members had made 33000 calls in a span of one year. He said that a total of 209 cases were booked against the gang members across the country.
He said that the accused had gathered the data of the SBI customers from its agents and cheated them.
The CP said that the second gang had cheated the victims by promising to grant loans through their loan apps. He said that one Abhishek Misra was the main kingpin of the gang.
He said that the gang used to gather personal and bank details of the victims through their fake website in order to cheat them. He also said that the gang used to collect exorbitant money in the name of processing of the loans.