GUJRANWALA: FIA Cyber Crime Wing arrested the key members of the bank account hackers gang involved in telephone banking fraud.
This arrest considered to be a great step towards the imprisonment of bank account hackers who were targeting the innocent people on an almost daily basis by their alleged means of banking frauds done through phone calls.
According to FIA Assistant Director, the accused Shabbir was arrested from Hafizabad on a tip of another suspect Shafiq who was arrested on September 28 this year.
The arrest of these two members from the gang of bank account hackers released the information regarding their whereabouts of their other team members. There are more arrests expected from other regions of Punjab, said by FIA officials.
About a day ago, two same cases of back account hackers surfaced in Punjab where they destitute a teacher and a local person from their life savings.
Hackers withdrew over Rs0.3.3 million from the bank accounts in Pakpattan and Bahawalnagar as per some details.
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In the latest cyber attack, a group of bank account hackers drawn off Rs0.2 million from a school teacher account in Pakpattan.
Abdul Ghafar, the victim, said his money was transferred in no time as soon as he provided his bank account details to a man impersonating as the bank official; for the investigation purpose.
He told that fraudsters destitute his five years’ savings and said that bank officials refused to compensate him. In a bank fraud withdrawn more than Rs0.12 million from a Bahawalnagar citizen’s account. The victim told that he deposited the money for his brother’s marriage.