Multimillion-Dollar India Call Center Scam Targeting US Victims: Dozens Indicted

I recommend everyone who lives in the  USA to get on the State and National Do Not Call 1-888-382-1222  if you get these calls you can call and report them at 1-888-382-1222

Mining Awareness +

Now if they would only go after the fraudsters in the nuclear industry/US NRC, many of whom seem to be from India. Related: https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2015/02/05/why-was-holtec-debarred-as-tva-contractor/
US NRC Hindu Festival Group Photo

So many US government workers from India probably makes this easy to pull-off these days:
According to the indictment, one of the call centers extorted $12,300 from an 85-year-old victim from San Diego, California, after threatening her with arrest if she did not pay fictitious tax violations.  On the same day that she was extorted, one of the U.S.-based defendants allegedly used a reloadable debit card funded with the victim’s money to purchase money orders in Frisco, Texas.” (USDOJ)

From the US DOJ:
JUSTICE NEWS
Department of Justice
Office of Public Affairs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 27, 2016

Dozens of Individuals Indicted in Multimillion-Dollar India Call Center Scam Targeting U.S. Victims

Today, an indictment was unsealed charging a total of 61 individuals…

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