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FIA arrests fake mobile phone company representative who scammed people out of their money

He was part of a group of scammers

SAMAA | - Posted: Feb 14, 2019 | Last Updated: 3 years ago
Posted: Feb 14, 2019 | Last Updated: 3 years ago

He was part of a group of scammers

Photo: AFP

The FIA’s Islamabad Cyber Crime Wing arrested on Thursday a man for scamming people under the guise of mobile phone prize schemes. 

He is an important member of a group of people who present themselves as representatives of a mobile phone company and loot people by ensnaring them in fake prize schemes.

He was arrested from the Islamabad secretariat area.

Related: 3,236 written cybercrime complaints were registered in Sindh in 2018

The FIA seized the the mobile phones in his possession as well as data on fake prize schemes.

A case has been registered against him under the Electronic Crime Act and an inquiry has been initiated.

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