How Workers From 9 Call Centres Near Mumbai Extorted Crores From Americans | Read
PUBLISHED ON: October 5, 2016 | Duration: 2 min, 06 sec
From a call centre in Maharashtra to a resident in America, a recent phone conversation started like this: "There is a lawsuit filed in your name regarding tax evasion or tax fraud." Thousands of Americans received similar calls from nine call centres at Thane near Mumbai. They were threatened with a tax investigation by executives pretending to be American Internal Revenue Services or IRS officials.