Engineering and IT is very popular and India and many people do it, but jobs are limited so many people don't get a satisfactory job. Further you learn that you can learn almost anything using Google. Then we have the rich old vulnerable people in west that they can scam easily, so they forget all humanity and scam. More than 90% of all scammers are Indians and that too mostly from two states, Delhi and Kolkata. The lazy cybercrime unit just adds up to this problem, also the money is decent when scamming, like seriously if you watch the videos you realise how easily old people in west give up their money, they have no knowledge of technology what so ever. I mean I expect the same from old Indian folks, but it's harder to persecute when overseas relations are involved and also most old Indian folks live with their young kids which I think is not true with USA, and the young kids will easily spot a scam.