The crime branch of Pune city police on Friday busted a fraud call centre operating in Kharadi for allegedly duping American and Canadian citizens by impersonating as officials from the social security administration.
Since July, 2018, Gautam Budh Nagar had become notorious for fake call centres. Over 300 persons have been arrested and 400 computers seized in about 30 raids at fake call centres in Noida last year.
Over 50,000 people across 15 countries are suspected to have been targeted by an online fraud worth hundreds of crores in the name of I-T giant Microsoft, said investigators who have busted a string of unscrupulous call centres across Gurugram and Noida.
IN raids conducted in Noida and Greater Noida on Wednesday morning, 11 people were arrested for allegedly running fake call centres and duping several people, including foreigners. In Noida, eight persons were arrested from D-block of Sector
The Trump administration has introduced a new set of stringent provisions to the H-1B labour application process under which the US employers must disclose the total number of foreigners already employed by them, making it tougher to sponsor fresh foreign workers.
From Monday, the US would start implementing a new rule which allows initiation of deportation process of people whose legal status to stay in America has expired for reasons such as denial of visa extension application or change in status, officials said.
The city police on Saturday busted a fake call centre operating out of a building in Udyog Vihar Phase 5 and allegedly duping people on the pretext of offering them loans and conducting lottery fraud.
A US federal agency responsible for the approval of H-1B work visas has returned all the H-1B petitions that were not selected in the computer-generated lottery system in April.
There was a sharp rise in rejection of H-1B petitions in the fiscal quarter immediately following President Donald Trump’s announcement of restrictive policies in 2017, said a study based on US data, that also showed more Indians were turned down than others.
As President Donald Trump winged his way to Singapore for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a sense of relief was wafting through some parts of New Delhi.
Days after call centre scam mastermind Sagar Thakkar, alias, Shaggy, was granted bail on Monday, his sister Reema Thakkar, 32, surrendered to the Thane crime branch unit 1 in connection with the same case.
There have been “no big changes” in the H-1B programme and “nothing new” on the H-4 visa policy, the US said on Wednesday, amid the Trump administration’s plan to overhaul the immigration system.