Employees used fake names and called their potential targets in the US through spoofing calls via the internet.
The accused have duped more than 3,500 people of around Rs 70 crore in the form of Bitcoins and gift cards
The convicts, Purushottam Borate and Pradeep Kokade, were to be executed on June 24, but the high court had said on June 21 that the execution should not take place as scheduled until further orders.
Between July 20 and December 21 this year, 25 fake call centres have been busted after they were found running dubious operations.
Truecaller said it identified and blocked 17.7 billion spam calls globally, where every fourth call that users received was a spam call.
The accused are suspected to have cheated gullible buyers in the US of lakhs of dollars but the exact amount was yet to be ascertained, DCP Sawant said.
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