Lahore: CCU arrests two for billing stolen credit card
LAHORE: A Cyber Crime Unit (CCU) team of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Punjab has arrested two swindlers who tried to withdraw Rs 6.2 million through a stolen credit card of a Dubai-based businessman. CCU–FIA deputy director (DD) Zia Islam told Daily Times Ali Raza, a Dubai-based businessman, had returned to Pakistan after 12 years.
He said Ali had accidentally left his wallet in a taxi. The taxi driver, Aqib Ali, a Township– resident, billed the credit card on several shops against small amounts. On Tuesday, Aqib contacted one of his friends, Tariq Shafi, and they billed the card at about 1:25pm and continued till 8:20pm and later billed the card against Rs 6.2 million. The CCU-FIA DD said after seeing a heavy sum of money, the bank officials had contacted him. He said he, after checking the entire record, had raided Tariq’s shop and arrested him (Tariq) along with his accomplices.
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