FIA arrests five-member gang for hacking of email accounts of Punjab Police officers

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested a five-member gang for hacking email accounts of Punjab Police officers to gain access to the private data of citizens and selling it on WhatsApp.  The gang had a network across Pakistan for sharing private data of citizens, including hacking, purchase, and sale of call detail records (CDR), ownership details, and National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) records.

One of the suspects, namely Imran Mehmood Butt, had been using a UK number and Jazz accounts in the names of Razia Mai, Jamala Bibi, and Amera Bibi to get money.

Another suspect by the name of Samiullah revealed that he had created numerous WhatsApp groups to sell ownership details, CDRs, and NADRA details, while a third suspect called Shoaib Nawaz had hacked the Punjab Police officers’ email accounts to gain access to data from Mobile companies.

Source: ProPakistani