KARACHI: A local court on Saturday remanded in judicial custody three suspects detained for allegedly stealing information of credit/debit cards of Americans and using it to commit online fraud.
FIA cybercrime officials arrested an IT expert, Mohammad Asif Mughal and booked him along with call centre employees Sharon, Sylvester and Sohail Iqbal for allegedly stealing information of American credit/debit card holders and illegally using them for online fraud.
On Saturday, the investigating officer produced Mughal, Sylvester and Iqbal before the judicial magistrate (East) to seek their physical remand for interrogation and investigation.
The judge remanded them in judicial custody, directing the IO to produce them on the next date along with an investigation report.
The IO informed that Asif Mughal, an IT expert doing job of web designing at home, used to obtain details of American credit/debit cards from Sharon and Sylvester, who were both call centre agents, against a commission on committing online financial fraud.
He further said that Mughal used to search for the credit/debit cards on the internet and afterwards used such cards on different websites for online shopping.
He allegedly made around 10 transactions and got transferred an amount of $5,000 for these transactions upon which the sellers received 40 per cent commission an
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