Nigerian citizen nabbed by FIA for on-line fraud value Rs11.1 million

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ISLAMABAD: A Nigerian man has been arrested by the cybercrime wing of Federal Investigation Company (FIA) over alleged on-line fraud value above Rs10 million, ARY Information reported Wednesday.

The officers of FIA cybercrime wing performed a raid within the federal capital Islamabad and arrested a Nigerian man, recognized as Danial Jones, following a criticism registered by a nationwide for on-line fraud.

In line with the First Investigation Report (FIR), a replica of which obtained by ARY Information, Danial Jones posed himself to be the Director-Common of Shelter Saving and Mortgage Restricted Financial institution (London). 5 individuals are additionally accused within the on-line fraud case.

FIA sources stated the arrested man is the member of a gang which defrauded the complainant to Rs11.1 million within the identify of accumulating on-line donations for finishing up social welfare actions in Pakistan. The officers have additionally seized all information consisting of particulars of his e-mail addresses and financial institution accounts.

The intel company launched an intensive investigation after the criticism which revealed organised actions of scamming nationals by the gang members. The investigation additionally finds that the gang members are working faux financial institution accounts in different international locations as nicely.

Following the arrest, Jones has been handed over the FIA cybercrime wing on two-day bodily remand.

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