Indian nationals receive extortionate phone calls in New Zealand
- Individuals posing as immigration officials have been targeting immigrants over the phone, threatening deportation unless payment is received.
- The scams involve using phone numbers similar to the Immigration Contact Centre and demands for money transfers through Western Union.
- Immigration New Zealand issued a reminder that they would never ask for payment over the phone and that such illegal activity should be reported to the police.
Read the full story at The Times of India.