Court grants 7 day physical remand of Digitonics Lab CEO Burhan Mirza, others

Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

14th Jan, 2021. 02:24 pm
Digitonics Lab

A court in Karachi has approved seven days physical remand of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Digitonics lab Muhammad Burhan Mirza and other eight accused employees in the money laundering case.

According to the details, the accused were presented before city court in Karachi.

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Cyber ​​Crime Circle registered case against Muhammad Burhan Mirza and others, of IT Company ‘Digitonics Lab’, to investigate the alleged money laundering.

The Company’s records, data, and computers were seized during raid. The Digitonics Lab’s office is at the Business Avenue building at Shara e Faisal. The FIA team sealed the entry and exit points of the building during the raid. The team investigated the staffers too and recorded the statements.

According to the FIR, the software house was involved in fraud, blackmailing, and extortion. The accused misused the credit cards of citizens and used to lure them by swindling 100 dollars investment. An international network of money laundering was operated under the guise of a software house.

FIR stated that the suspicious content found in Burhan Mirza’s laptop. Junaid Mansoor, owner of Digitonics Lab, was also named in the case.

FIA cybercrime officials had been preparing against the software company for a month.

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