Operation Against fake ID Makers on Social Media in Rawalpindi

Operation Against fake ID Makers on Social Media in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Preparations have been completed for a major operation against those who collect money from citizens by creating fake IDs on social media.

The FIA ​​Cyber ​​Crime Wing will arrest the network behind the fake IDs. FIA sources told the Express that the number of cases of citizens collecting fake IDs on social networking sites and collecting money from their loved ones is increasing day by day. 

In the first 7 weeks of 2021, FIA cybercrime is on the rise. The wing has received more than 3,000 written complaints in which money is being extorted from citizens through social media fraud.

Asad Ahmed, a resident of Rawalpindi, said that an unidentified accused had created a fake ID in his name on Facebook while a photo was stolen from his real ID and posted on a fake ID. He first sends friend requests to his close friends and later demands immediate money after mentioning any problem.

Asad Ahmed said that he had made a written request to the FIA ​​Cyber ​​Crime Wing in which the FIA ​​officials while receiving the request, assured that action would be taken soon against those running fake IDs.

FIA sources said that the cybercrime wing has completed the data of all such fake IDs, the help of IT experts will also be sought while the location of the people behind this crime will be obtained using various modern resources so that Criminals can be arrested by conducting raids in the areas.

FIA sources said that in this regard, Facebook and other social networking websites will be informed in writing at the official level so that information can also be accessed from the main server.