Recently fake social media profile scam came into light when Mumbai police busted an international scam involved in creation of fake profiles, comments and followers.
The names of several well known celebs have popped up in the matter. Recently rapper Badshah was called by the Mumbai Crime Branch for interrogation. The questioning reportedly lasted over 9 hours. It is also said that he will be called again today for questioning.
There was a sudden rise in the number of “unfollows” seen for Badshah on his social media handles. When he raised this query and the police asked him to last out all his followers.
Mumbai Joint Commissioner of Police Vinay Kumar Chaubey had said in a statement as quoted, “We have investigated and found as many as 54 firms involved in this racket. SIT comprising Crime Branch along with Cyber Cell has been formed which will help in investigating this case.”
It is being said that Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra Jonas too may be summoned for questioning in the case.