Financial crime sees 85% hike in City


Staff Reporter

The provincial metropolis has reported a whopping 85% hike in online financial crimes. Citizens in the mega city were cheated off millions of rupees in online financial crime this year, the Federal Investigation Agency has said.
There was an 85% increase in financial crimes, and FIA received 1,350 complaints. There were 540 complaints of bank transfer scam through fake calls, and a same number of fraud cases using mobile bank accounts.
The FIA said it received 135 cases of ATM fraud.
In 2019, the FIA said that it received more than 15,500 cases of cybercrime. Fifty cases of physical harassment were reported, and the number of complaints of uploading inappropriate content on social media platforms reached 1,500.

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