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3 held for duping US citizens

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Three persons have been arrested from for their alleged involvement with a group duping US citizens in the pretext of running a call centre, a senior official of Police said today.

"The trio was working with a racket that transferred the money of the duped US citizens by rotating the money in different fictitious accounts. Their arrest led to the recovery of their mobile phones also," the IPS officer said.

The trio, who were were arrested from a hotel in New Delhi's Pahargunj area on Tuesday, was brought to the city on transit remand, he said.

When produced at a city court, they were remanded to police custody till July 19.

The director of the 'call centre' was arrested on June 29.

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First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 00:22 IST