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Ex-PM’s media adviser gets 9 years in prison for bank fraud

RAWALPINDI: An accountability court here on Tuesday sentenced Mian Khurram Rasool, former media coordinator of the erstwhile prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, to nine-year imprisonment in a case related to a bank fraud involving millions of rupees. The court also imposed a fine of Rs50 million on the convict. It had earlier on Nov 22 reserved the verdict after hearing arguments from defence and prosecution sides. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had filed a reference against Mian Khurram in 2009 for…

FBR’s peon deprived of money in latest bank fraud

OKARA: A latest case of deceitful bank transaction was reported on Tuesday (today) from Okara, in which a peon of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) was deprived of Rs 202,000 from his bank account, ARY NEWS reported. The peon of the country's supreme tax collection body was deprived of his cash deposited in banks as he shared confidential details over a phone call, who pretended himself to be calling from the concerned bank. Detailing the media about the scam, the peon of FBR complained that, Federal Investigation Agency…

Two more fall prey to bank fraud in Punjab

PAKPATTAN: Two more cases of hacking of bank account surfaced in Punjab on Sunday and this time hackers deprived a teacher and a local person of their life savings. According to the details, hackers withdrew over Rs0.3.2 million from two bank accounts in Pakpattan and Bahawalnagar. In the latest cyber attack, a group of hackers siphoned off Rs0.2 million from the bank account of a school teacher in Pakpattan. The teacher, Abdul Ghafar said his money was transferred in no time, soon after he provided details about his bank…

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…

Wife of Pakistan-American IT consultant complains of fraud

LAHORE: The wife of a Pakistan-American IT consultant, who is currently under arrest in the United States facing various charges including bank fraud, has also complained of deceit accusing that her husband remarried without her consent.  Hina Alvi, through her counsel advocate Hafiz Ahsan-ul-Haq, filed an application in a local court that she married Imran Awan in 2005 and both lived in the United States. However, during her recent visit to Pakistan, she learnt that Awan has remarried secretly, fraudulently and without…