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Indian investigations helped reduce crypto scams in Austria: Andreas Holzer

CBI recently cracked a Bitcoin racket after it received information from several countries that call centres run in Delhi and other states were duping foreign nationals

An advertisement for Bitcoin cryptocurrency is displayed on a street in Hong Kong on Feb. 17, 2022. Cryptocurrencies have experienced their worst plunge since 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File

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Austria’s Federal Police and Director of Criminal Intelligence Service, General Mag Andreas Holzer said that probes by the India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) helped check cyptocurrency scams in Austria and neighboring countries, reported The Economic Times.

After receiving information from multiple countries that call centres operating in Delhi and nearby regions were duping international nationals, the CBI recently busted a bitcoin racket.

While talking to ET, CBI official said that the investigation agency had counducted searches on a call centre in Shadi Khampur village in West Delhi where victims from foreign countries were duped by the accused, who impersonated

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First Published: Oct 21 2022 | 11:41 AM IST

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