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call centre scam

Thane police bust call centre scam in Ambernath

The police had arrested over 75 persons, including the alleged mastermind Sagar Thakkar.

10 Jun 2017 2:10 AM

IRS scam accused likely to undergo lie detector test

Sources informed that Thakkar revealed names of other accused in the scam, during interrogation.

05 Jun 2017 3:03 AM

46-year-old Indian woman pleads guilty to call centre scam in US

Nilam Parikh along with three other Indian nationals committed the frauds, the US Justice Department said on Thursday.

19 May 2017 8:58 AM

Call centre scam: Cops search for two key accused

Thakkar was arrested by the Mumbai police from the airport after he arrived from Dubai.

30 Apr 2017 2:47 AM

Call centre scam: Sagar Thakkar used directory software

It gave details about persons’ phone numbers, addresses and financial status.

24 Apr 2017 1:39 AM


Sagar Thakkar mum on kin’s role in scam

IRS scam: Allegedly tells Thane cops, ‘mastermind’ is someone else, not him

18 Apr 2017 1:19 AM

Wife broke ties after call centre scam, says Sagar Thakkar

According to cops, Thakkar was in touch with his girlfriend after he went absconding in October 2016.

18 Apr 2017 1:07 AM

Call centre scam: Thakkar bought properties worth Rs 5 crore

Call centre scam mastermind Sagar Thakkar had surrendered before the police after his arrival from Dubai last week.

17 Apr 2017 3:17 AM

Call centre scam: Custody better than jail, says Sagar Thakkar

Sagar Thakkar had surrendered before the police after his arrival from Dubai last week.

16 Apr 2017 1:34 AM

Call centre scam: Sagar Thakkar keeps mum on whereabouts of sister

The finance records of the various call centres and Thakkar’s accounts were managed by Reema, his elder sister.

12 Apr 2017 2:45 AM


Call centre scam: Sagar Thakkar spills beans about counterparts

25-year-old mastermind says they ran scams in pharma, banking and grants sectors

10 Apr 2017 2:24 AM

Call centre scam: Sagar Thakkar sent to police custody till April 13

The call centre scam mastermind returned voluntarily from Dubai after lookout notice was issued.

09 Apr 2017 2:38 AM

Sagar Thakkar kingpin of $300-mn fake call centre scam arrested

Thane Police officals said 'Shaggy' was taken into custoy at airport on his deportation from Dubai.

08 Apr 2017 3:02 PM

Fake call centre scam mastermind arrested in Mumbai

Sagar, who was on the run since the unearthing of the scam in 2016, was placed under arrest late Friday night.

08 Apr 2017 12:31 PM

Desi call centre scam becomes Hollywood muse

The film will have a budget under 10 million dollars, and should be going on the floors by June-July, said Vishnu.

22 Mar 2017 12:14 AM


Cops may auction Kohli’s Audi bought by IRS scam kingpin

Thakkar was born in a middle class household in Borivali but he moved to Gujarat.

11 Mar 2017 2:19 AM

Flashback 2016: 24-year-old defrauds US nationals of millions

The FBI is now running a parallel investigation in the US with the help of the Thane police.

30 Dec 2016 5:41 AM

Mumbai Police seek help of chat apps in IRS scam

6 absconders using WhatsApp and another application to communicate, cops believe.

09 Dec 2016 3:15 AM

Thane Police file chargesheet in call centre scam

The call centre scam was busted on October 4 when the Thane police raided call centres in the Mira Road-Bhayander area.

03 Dec 2016 3:51 AM

Mumbai call centre scam: Five want to be approvers

The chargesheet will have 175 statements, including those of 60 prosecution witnesses and a few United States-based victims.

30 Nov 2016 4:24 AM