Gang involved in phone kidnapping scam busted in Lahore
Fraudsters used to make fake abduction phone calls to parents of schoolchildren, demand ransom
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Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Cyber Crime Wing has busted two miscreants who were involved in making fake abduction phone calls to parents of schoolchildren to get ransom from them in Lahore, 24NewsHD TV channel reported on Monday.
The miscreants used to make fake abduction phone calls to parents of schoolchildren and demand ransom when the students were on trip. The fraudsters used to get the benefit of the absence of contact between parents and students as they were out in the tourist area with teachers and school administration.
The culprits had collected the data of parents from computers of the high-ranked schools.
The culprits were practicing this crime for a long. FIA has registered a case against the miscreants and started further investigation.
Reporter: Irfan Malik