FIA detects a gang alleged to be involved in activating SIM cards with fake fingerprints


MULTAN: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FIA) on Saturday seized a gang alleged to be involved in activating mobile SIM cards with fake fingerprints, ARY NEWS reported.

According to the details, the FIA ​​team carried out a raid in Sargodha and arrested the suspects alleged to have been involved in activating the SIM cards by illegal means. “We recovered a laptop, mobile phone chips and their fingerprints,” the agency said.

The defendant also used his fingerprints to activate fake mobile phone accounts.

In a similar action in July last year, the FBI’s cybercrime wing arrested a gang allegedly involved in selling SIM cards activated through illegal biometric machines from Lahore.

The FIA ​​team arrested young boys, owners and employees of a private mobile phone company franchise for their alleged role in the entire scam from Shahdara district of the city.

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The franchisor used young boys to sell activated SIM cards illegally.

The FIA ​​team took back internet devices, SIM cards, cell phones and laptops from their possession. The case was also registered Against them in the proxy cybercrime police station.



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