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Hyderabad: Cyberabad police dismantle fake SBI call center and arrest 14 fraudsters. Police seized 30 cell phones, 3 laptops, a car and a bicycle in the possession of the accused.

Cyberabad Police Commissioner Stephen Ravindra said gang members set up two fake call centers on behalf of SBI Dhani Bazar, The Loan India and Loan Bazar and deceived dozens of locals to the tune of hundreds of crores. He said the gang members used an identity theft app to trick their victims into believing they were calling from the real SBI customer service center.

He said the first gang set up a bogus call center in Uttam Nagar in Delhi and added that gang members made 33,000 calls within a year. He said a total of 209 cases have been recorded against gang members across the country. He said the accused collected data from SBI’s clients from his agents and deceived them.

He said the second gang deceived the victims by promising to give loans through their loan applications. He said that an Abhishek Misra was the main hub of the gang. He said the gang used to generate victims’ personal and bank details through their fake website in order to deceive them. He also said the gang used to collect exorbitant money in the name of loan processing.