8 women among 14 held for duping people on pretext of providing jobs

 thehindu.com  12/04/2019 20:41:08 

Fourteen people, including eight women, running a call centre in Sector 49 on Sohna Road here have been arrested for allegedly duping people on the pretext of providing jobs. More than 1.50 lakh in cash, ten mobile phones, ten SIM cards and two laptops have been recovered, the police said.

The accused had been running a call centre from Tower B-2 of Spaze i-Tech Park for over a fortnight. The police said that the gang had been running two websites, careersbuzz.in and thetimesnow.in, asking job-seekers to upload their curriculum vitae and offering to modify them and promising them to find a job. The accused would accept money through Payment Gateway.

Conducted raid

The Cyber Police Station of the Gurugram Police had received a complaint from Rahul Kaushik of Ashok Vihar Phase-III in Gurugram on July 15 saying that a woman called him on his mobile phone offering to modify his resume and help him find a job. He alleged that he was duped of several thousand rupees.

Acting on his complaint, the police conducted a raid at the call centre on December 3 and arrested the accused.

The police said that the accused would procure the data of job-seekers from Times Job and call them up.

Earlier, the gang operated a call centre from Tower B-2 of Spazedge on Sohna Road. They also ran a website careerzap.in from February to October.

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