FIA arrests Nigerian national for online fraud

Staff Reporter BOL News

11th Aug, 2021. 07:09 pm

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency’s cybercrime wing has arrested a member of an international group for committing online frauds, FIA official told Bol News on Wednesday.

According to the Additional Director FIA Cyber Crimes Wing Shahid Hassan, a Nigerian national Darlington Chimo Osuji has been arrested for defrauding people.

“The accused person is involved in financial fraud by impersonating himself as a lady who would send parcel of dollars to his targets.”

According to the FIA official, soon after luring the victims through various tricks, the accused would demand a handsome amount and would later escape with all the money collected from the victims.

“Following an enquiry No. 360/2020, we have arrested him and an FIR 76/2021 has been registered.”

The senior FIA official Shahid Hassan further told Bol News that earlier he had arrested three Nigerian nationals for their involvement in online frauds from Islamabad.

The gang had collected millions of rupees from the affected people in various cities of Pakistan in the name of online investments, etc, he said, adding that the FIA would take strict actions against all the accused involved in such online frauds.

 

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