FIA Arrests Gang for Hacking Emails and Promoting NADRA Data of Residents

Posted 2 hours in the past by Darakhshan Anjum

The Federal Investigation Company (FIA) has arrested a five-member gang for the hacking of the e-mail accounts of Punjab Law enforcement officials to achieve entry to the non-public knowledge of residents and promoting it on WhatsApp.


In line with an FIA official, Cyber Crime Reporting Middle Peshawar apprehended the gang that had a community throughout Pakistan for sharing non-public knowledge of residents, together with hacking, buy, and sale of name element information (CDR), possession particulars, and Nationwide Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) information.

The official revealed that one of many suspects, particularly Imran Mehmood Butt, had been utilizing a UK quantity and Jazz accounts within the names of Razia Mai, Jamala Bibi, and Amera Bibi to get cash.

One other suspect by the identify of Samiullah revealed that he had created quite a few WhatsApp teams to promote possession particulars, CDRs, and NADRA particulars, whereas a 3rd suspect known as Shoaib Nawaz had hacked the Punjab Law enforcement officials’ e mail accounts to achieve entry to knowledge from Cell firms.

An FIR underneath Sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 17 of the Prevention of Digital Crimes Act 2016, and Sections 109, 419, 420 of the Pakistan Penal Code has been registered in opposition to the suspects.