Why Indians lose most money in tech scams
The survey, comprising 16 nations and 16,254 adult internet users, found that seven out of 10 in India encountered tech support scams in the past year. As many as 31% of those who continued with scam interactions lost money in 2021, an 17-point increase from 2018. Millennials and men were most susceptible to losing money from scams, says the survey.
* In October 2019, the cyber crime unit of Kolkata Police raided and shut down two call centres in the city.
* In November 2018, Delhi Police arrested 63 in a crackdown on fake call centres.
* In June 2021, three call centres were busted in Gurugram and since January 2021, eight such call…