LAHORE: Cybercrime wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday claimed to have apprehended two accused wanted by the United States (US) for committing a bank robbery.
Director FIA Abdul Rab while divulging the details, said that the two accused, having head money of United States Dollar (USD) 3 million, were wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)- a domestic intelligence and security services of the US- for committing an armed robbery at a bank in New York.
“They were caught red-handed by the FIA cybercrime wing from Lahore,” he said.
The accused are identified as Waqar Ghumman and Mohsin Zamir. “31-year-old Waqar Ghumman was a truck driver in New York while 35-year-old Mohsin Zamir was an IT expert,” he said adding that they were caught red-handed from Lahore while committing bank fraud.
It is pertinent to mention here that the cybercrime wing of the FIA has taken action against culprits involved in bank frauds and other technology-related criminal acts.