Bollywood singer Bhoomi Trivedi unmasking a middle man trying to trap her into a fake Instagram followers ring made big headlines. She discovered that a man was running a fake social media account under her name and approaching various people with the lure of gaining social media followers. Last week, the Mumbai Police caught hold of this imposter, only to discover that this was a huge racket. And now, the next in line to be interrogated by the Mumbai police in the racket are Bollywood's leading ladies Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra. Mumbai Police Bust International Racket Involved in Creation of Fraudulent Social Media Profiles, Sale of Fake Followers And Likes.

As per reports in Timesnownews, after discovering that both DP and PC are among those celebs who have fake followers, the ladies will be questioned next. The report also mentions that a Special Investigations Team with officers from Mumbai Crime Branch and the cyber cell will be headlining the investigation and look into the whole paid followers scam. Badshah’s ‘Genda Phool’ Gets a Gujarati Version Sung by Bhoomi Trivedi (Watch Video).

The report also mentioned how the SIT jas a list of almost 100  companies selling fake followers and fake social media activities like retweets, likes, view, subscriptions, comments etc.' In fact, the SIT has also written to the French Government for details of one of the companies FollowersKart, which is said to be one of the main companies accused of the scam.

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