India Call Centers
INDIA Corruption, Call Centers, Pain and Noble Causes Needless to say, there is a lot more to India than just corrupt and irritating call centers.  This covers just a few aspects of the vast and complex array we tend to lump together as “India” knowing we are getting just a tiny sliver of the total story. Gangstalking/Call Centers:  Consider the idea that at least some gangstalking in the United States might be connected to India call centers and related organized crime networks  - selling of personal information, hooking into GPS coordinates using a person’s cell phone, following texts and phone conversations with family members and others on that phone, perhaps even linked to India-owned hotel and motel chains and/or staff associated with them, with a mixed race orientation (ie, HIspanic, Hawaiian and Indian).    The gangstalking could include more esoteric stalking technology.  Some of it could be linked to Middle Eastern or other global terrorism.  It is possible people can be targeted and stalked for years once their information gets in the black system.  Several articles below show the “pennies for info” that can go on in Indian call centers.  Also consider a link to credit card companies using call centers in India and stalking through online website-gleaned information: for example, where and when a client makes a payment to a credit card being watched by people overseas.  Where you are and from what bank you pay might be information used to stalk, in other words - keeping an eye on habits and whereabouts can inform people using networks in that area, or to send people in.  Mother Jones: Indian Call Center (07/2011) http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2011/07/indian-call-center-americanization/ Naked Security: Sophos: Corrupt Call center workers selling your private information for pennies (03/22/2012) https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/03/22/corrupt-call-center-workers-selling-your-private-information-for- pennies/ IT World: Forget hackers - Indian call center works may be stealing your financial data http://www.itworld.com/article/2728144/security/forget-hackers--indian-call-center-workers-may-be-stealing-your- financial-data.html New York Times   2017   India call centers fraud americans https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/03/world/asia/india-call-centers-fraud-americans.html?mcubz=1 Forbes 2016   By morgan Hartley https://www.forbes.com/sites/morganhartley/2012/12/16/the-culture-shock-of-indias-call-centers/#721e784072f5 2018/03/07   India Continues To Rank Among Most Corrupt Countries In The World.  Ronak D. Desai https://www.forbes.com/sites/ronakdesai/2018/03/07/india-continues-to-be-one-of-the-most-corrupt-countries-in- the-world/#35dda21e79c6 Excerpt:  The CPI awarded India a score of 40, rendering it the 81st most corrupt country in the world. Ghana, Morocco and Turkey achieved the same score. While India fell two places in the rankings compared to last year, its score remained the same. Rather than demonstrating that the country’s corruption worsened over the past year, this likely indicates that other countries improved their performance relative to India. Reuters: Callers for dollars: Inside India's scam call centersUS-India Fraud USA ID (12/01/2016) http://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-fraud-usa-idUSKBN13O2XZ ARS Technica:  Two India based call center employees blew whistle on massive phone scam (2017) https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/01/two-india-based-call-center-employees-blew-whistle-on-massive-phone- scam/ PRI: How Philippines crushing indian call center business (ie, accents) (2014) https://www.pri.org/stories/2014-05-04/how-philippines-crushing-indian-call-center-business Forbes:  Corporate Corruption in India https://www.forbes.com/sites/riskmap/2014/06/25/indias-corruption-culture-a-dangerous-game-for- businesses/#a91be5613349 Global Inv Review: DOW: India charge govt officials in DOW chemical case http://globalinvestigationsreview.com/article/1019327/india-charges-government-officials-in-dow-chemical-case Water http://www.in.undp.org/content/india/en/home/ourwork/povertyreduction/successstories/conserving_waterthetraditi onalway.html Women’s Rights and Reformers http://thediplomat.com/2014/06/indias-shame-womens-rights/ https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/05/05/indian-women-have-right-live-without-fearing-sexual-assault https://yourstory.com/2016/06/women-social-reformers-india/ http://www.indiavisionfoundation.org/ Human Trafficking https://www.theguardian.com/world/india+law/human-trafficking Updates 2020/05/07 India Call Centers moved to Police Factor from River Gold; 06/28/2017
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