A Nigerian man was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency’s cybercrime 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.