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See inside the Indian call centre that's scamming vulnerable Canadians on a daily basis


<b>See inside the Indian call centre that's scamming vulnerable Canadians on a daily basis</b>It's called the tech support scam, a scheme in which fraudsters want you to pay them to fix a non-existent computer or smartphone issue. Marketplace's efforts to locate those behind it spanned months, ending in a late-night dash up three flights of stairs into a call centre in Mumbai.
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The tech support scam may be one of India's largest, but it is accompanied by similar scams — the tax scam, the payday loan scam or the immigration scam, among others — run out of similar centres, often using the same employees. Other scams are often known as 'Nigerian 419' scams because the first wave of them came from Nigeria. The '419' part of the name comes from the section of Nigeria's Criminal Code which outlaws the practice. These scams now come from anywhere in the world.

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