Five held for TRP fraud in Bengaluru

Five held for TRP fraud in Bengaluru

The Cyber Crime Police arrested five people  for illegally hiking Television Rating Point (TRP).

The accused were using multiple televisions and paying money in certain locations for people to view the channel to increase the TRP.

The accused made a huge sum of money by advertising in the said channels.

The accused are Raju, Madhu, Suresh, Jemsy and Subhas, all residents of Bengaluru.

The police said that Broadcast Audience Research Council had registered a complaint stating that illegal methods were being used to spike TRP ratings.

The police said based on the false TRP ratings, channels would charge the advertisement company a huge amount of money.

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