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TV anchor Shahid Masood sent to jail on judicial remand

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ISLAMABAD: A court in Islamabad sent Shahid Masood, a former chairman of Pakistan Television Corporation, to Adiala jail on a 14-day judicial remand in the PTV corruption case on Thursday. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) produced the TV anchor in the court of senior civil judge Mohammad Inamullah and informed him the agency no longer […]

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Dr Shahid Masood remanded into FIA custody for 5 days

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ISLAMABAD – A local court on Saturday remanded former managing director of Pakistan Television Corporation Dr Shahid Masood into five-day custody of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in a case of embezzlement. The court ordered FIA to present report on the investigation and medical report of the accused on the next hearing on November 28. It […]

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Shahid Masood arrested by FIA in PTV corruption case

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The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday arrested Dr Shahid Masood from the premises of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) after his pre-arrest bail petition was dismissed, reported Express News. Masood is accused of being involved in the embezzlement of Rs37 million during his tenure as managing director of Pakistan Television (PTV). During the hearing, PTV’s […]

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FIA asks banks to upgrade cyber security system

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ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has asked banks to upgrade their cyber security wings as per international standards to protect their system from further attacks by the hackers who recently stole huge sums from accounts. In a series of meetings, which continued for two days in Karachi, it was decided that banks, including the […]

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FIA takes up banking fraud, hacking with SBP

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ISLAMABAD: Officials of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Thursday discussed threats to the banking system in the country. A team of SBP officers led by Deputy Governor Jamil Ahmed during a visit to the FIA headquarters also discussed with its officials the recently reported cases of banking fraud. […]

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FIA finds the educated ‘equally vulnerable’ to online bank fraud

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LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency, Punjab, claimed on Wednesday to have arrested 15 suspects [this week] in connection with the online bank fraud in which ‘impostors’ allegedly deprived people of millions of rupees. Some of the victims include well-educated people. “We have a case with us in which a retired army officer has been defrauded […]

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FIA arrests ‘online fraudster’

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Karachi: The Cyber Crime Circle of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested a man on Thursday for allegedly swindling a citizen through an online fraud scam. An official said the circle received a complaint from a man, Tanzeel Khan, who said he contacted an online shopping website “Saqiscity.com” and ordered in a motherboard, a processor, […]

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Man arrested in Karachi for blackmailing girl on Facebook

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KARACHI: The cyber crime circle of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) claims to have arrested a young man for allegedly blackmailing a girl via the social networking website, Facebook. FIA officials said that accused, Naveed Ahmed, son of Raheem Dad, has been arrested and pictures and internet EVO devices have been seized from his possession. […]

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Couple held in cyber crime case

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PESHAWAR: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Monday arrested a couple from the court premises after the woman’s pre-arrest bail and her husband’s bail petition were dismissed in a case of cyber crime in which the personal videos of a female police constable from her cell phone were shared. Additional Sessions Judge Peshawar Nusrat Yasmin […]

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FIA using Facebook to nab offenders

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LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency has started using social networking website – Facebook – to reach suspects. Perhaps the Future Concern case is the first of its kind in which the FIA has managed to nab seven culprits with the help of Facebook account of their accomplice. Also read: The fake world of Facebook Although […]

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YouTube blockade

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EVOLVING situations require constantly evolving regulatory mechanisms, and one area where Pakistan is lacking is in terms of internet safety — even though the World Wide Web and its benefits can hardly be said to be new realities. Last year, the Federal Investigation Agency received more than 1,000 complaints regarding cyber crime, particularly malicious stalking, […]

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FIA opens investigation against ex-PTV chief

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ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has opened investigation against the former managing director of PTV, Mustafa Kamal Qazi, and asked for the record of his corruption from the authorities concerned. Sources privy to the matter reveal that the former PTV chief inflicted a loss of billions of rupees to the corporation, which had to […]

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FIA probe finds top Pemra official involved in big scam

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ISLAMABAD: A Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) probe has proved the mega scam “Super Baboo set to make Rs4 million per month” reported by The News on September 30, 2013 right, the FIA’s investigation report available with The News shows. Sources informed The News that action against Chairman Pemra Chaudhry Rasheed, who it has now been […]

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PHC orders end to roaming facility on Afghan SIMs

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PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Wednesday directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to end the roaming service provided to Afghan cellphone companies in the country within a fortnight, observing that SIM (subscriber identity module) cards of Afghan companies had been used in the most cases of terrorism and kidnapping for ransom. A bench comprising […]

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