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Indian American Jailed for three years in telemarketing Scam targeting elderly
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Indian American Jailed for three years in telemarketing Scam targeting elderly

Telemarketing Scam: According to the Press Trust of India, an Indian American resident of Illinois, United States, was given a three-year prison term for laundering money obtained via a telemarketing campaign that targeted older adults. According to John R. Lausch, US Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, Hirenkumar P. Chaudhari, 29, entered a guilty plea to a federal money laundering allegation in 2021. In July 2022, Lausch made the sentencing announcement. Federal authorities claim that Chaudhari's scam entailed opening many bank accounts in the US. He used a phoney Indian passport, a fictitious name, and a false address. In order to accept money from telemarketing scam victims. The con involved phone calls from individuals who made fraudulent claims to be with sever...