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FIA raids entertainment company office

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KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday raided the office of an entertainment company running a cinema in Karachi’s Saddar area, seizing its record and detaining one of its employees while investigating a case related to money laundering through hawala. Sources said officials from the FIA’s anti-corruption circle raided the company’s office in a […]

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‘Online fraudster running Rs3bn Ponzi scheme’ held

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KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday claimed to have arrested a suspect for committing “online electronic fraud” amounting to Rs3 billion, said additional director of the cybercrime circle of FIA Mohammed Younis. “The FIA arrested suspect Ghulam Sarwar in Gulshan-i-Iqbal,” added the officer. He was supposed to leave for Saudi Arabia on Friday […]

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IHC reserves verdict on Shahid Masood’s bail plea

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday reserved the verdict against anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood’s bail plea in state-owned Pakistan Television Corruption Case. Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani presided over the hearing. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officer Kashif Awan told the court that no evidence over the exchange of funds has been found and no statement […]

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1,244 online bank fraud cases reported in 10 months, Senate told

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ISLAMABAD: The interior ministry on Wednesday informed the Senate that during the first 10 months of the current year as many as 1,244 complaints were received regarding unauthorised transactions made through automated teller machines (ATMs) and Internet Banking Fund Transfers. Of the 1,244 complaints, 524 were turned into regular inquiries and 35 into FIRs while […]

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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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