And now.. a retired soldier falls prey to bank fraud
KALABAGH: A retired soldier of the Pakistan Army became the latest prey to the fraudulent bank transaction as Rs281,000 vanished from his bank account in area of Kalabagh in Punjab province. ARY NEWS reported on Friday.
Retired army man, Awal Munir, a resident of Kach Tandar Khel, was deprived of his funds deposited in his bank account.
As per the details, Mr. Munir’s funds were transferred in no time, soon after he provided details about his bank account to a man, who pretended to be calling from the Bank for the investigation purpose.
In the latest row of the bank fraudulent transactions, many account holders from a scientist to a pensioner, have been deprived of their money, so far while the authorities concerned failed to burst the route cause behind it.
In a similar type of scam, yesterday, a pensioner was deprived of Rs 100,000 from two of his bank accounts in Dera Ismail Khan (DIK) city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province.
Shaukat Ali, a local pensioner of the area was deprived of his money deposited in his two bank accounts.
Describing the details of the fraud, Shaukat Ali said he was asked about his account details on a phone call before he knew that he has been deprived of his money.
He urged Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar to look into the matter and provide him justice.
On November 7, a group of hackers drew off money from the account of a school teacher after getting his ATM pin code.
The hackers deprived the school teacher, Rafique Nadeem of Punjab’s Jhang district, of more than Rs 400,000.
Speaking to media, he too had said that the hackers called him from the helpline of a bank and sought his pin code.
The callers had complete details of his account which was why he was compelled to share with them his password, he had said.