Indian police arrest 78 in Bitcoin call center scam


A call center scam that targeted US citizens and requested payment
in Bitcoin has been busted by police in India resulting in the
arrest of 78 people. According to a report, the Indore unit of
Madhya Pradesh police’s Cyber Cell unearthed the online scam,
which saw tele callers with American accents dupe US citizens. The
callers claimed they were officers from the US social security unit
and explain victims’ social security credentials had been used
for money laundering and smuggling drugs. Then they told victims
that if they failed to pay the requested amount, their social
security number would be blocked…


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Indian police arrest 78 in Bitcoin call center scam