PAKISTAN– A Nigerian man was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency’s cyber-crime unit on Wednesday, January 1, in Islamabad for online fraud of more than Rs10 million.
“He has been taking money from people online disguised as a welfare worker,” said an FIA officer.
The accused was allegedly leading a gang and had been robbing people online for a while. He has been accused of taking money from people through various bank accounts, the officer said.
The accused has been handed over to the FIA on a two-day physical remand. Further investigations are underway.