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iNSANE Esports Owner, David Dey Arrested After Raid At Call Centres

Aaryanshi Mohan  |   Sep 16, 7:48 AM   |   6 min read

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Highlights

  • David Dey and three others are arrested as the main culprits of the call centre scam

  • All the people working there were between the ages 21 to 25.

  • 191 people have been detained by the police, both men and women.

 

The owner of iNSANE Esports, Debojyoti 'David' Dey was arrested in Assam in relation to major call centre fraud. The Guwahati Police conducted an investigation after which, David and three other people were arrested as the main accused by them. iNSANE Esports has been a crucial part of the Indian gaming community with a very prominent roster in BGMI. 

 

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The police have been trying to track the illegal call centre scam for over two years. In a statement released by the Guwahati Police, they said that these call centres have been targeting gullible Indians and foreign nationals into believing that their information has been leaked and is at risk. A total of 191 individuals were found engaged in these activities. Guwahati Police Commissioner Diganta Barah said: 

 

There was information regarding the functioning of some scam call centres in Guwahati. We formed multiple teams and conducted raids at multiple locations simultaneously against individual targets and some call centres where these cybercriminals were operating. We raided 8 such places and we could detain 191 persons who were involved in cyber crimes, operating from these call centers, which were illegal. We could seize the electronic gadgets used in committing crimes. Reliable intelligence input was received that some scammer gangs are operational in Guwahati and are involved in operating call centers and cheating Indians and foreign nationals by impersonating technical support staff. They would also pose as customer support representatives.

 

A total of eight call centres have been tracked down by the police. These raids took place at Guwahati's Bamunimaidam, Borbari, Rajgarh, Gandhibasti, ABC Point, and Ganneshnguri. The police have also seized a lot of electronic gadgets that were used to commit these crimes.  A lot of electronic gadgets and desktops, laptops, and 26 mobile phones were found at the various call centres. 

 

 

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An avid battle royale player with a special love for BGMI, Aaryanshi prefers mobile gaming over PC. When not grinding in BGMI, you can find her writing or escaping outside.

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