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Govt to set up a digital intelligence unit to tackle pesky calls, financial duplicity
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Govt to set up a digital intelligence unit to tackle pesky calls, financial duplicity

The telecom ministry will set up an intelligence unit and a consumer protection system to tackle pesky calls, financial duplicity. "In the meeting, the Minister of Communication directed the authorities to take strict action against the telemarketers and individuals involved in harassment of telecom subscribers. Further, the minister observed that telecom resources are also being used to carry out financial frauds and dupe the common man of his hard-earned money,” the statement read. To take strict action against financial irregularities, the government is planning to set up an intelligence unit and a consumer protection system to address the rising concern and irritation of consumers over Unsolicited Messages on mobile phones, repeated harassment through SMS, promising fraudulen...