RAWALPINDI: The FIA Cyber Crime Cell Rawalpindi arrested three suspects for their alleged involvement in hacking bank ATMs and depriving account holders of their hard-earned money.
Various devices, mobile phones and cards were recovered from the possession of the suspects named Mohammad Farhan, Khalid Rauf.
Further, Imran has been arrested in Taxila, Rawalpindi.
The group has links in Brazil and has continued to operate overseas.
According to the authorities, the investigation was started on the revelation by the global money-laundering group after installing devices on the ATM machines of the banks.
They said that the group’s network is linked to operatives in Brazil who hack into ATMs in a sophisticated way to withdraw large sums of money.
Raids are underway in Lahore and Rawalpindi to arrest other accomplices of the accused. It has been decided to approach Interpol for the arrest of the suspects in Brazil.