Millions of Rupees Found in Pakistani Fake Bank Account of a Government Employee in Karachi
Just after the previous one, another case of mysterious bank deposits have surfaced in Karachi, on Wednesday. Millions of Pakistani Rupees were found in a fake bank account of a woman employed in the public sector.
According to reports, Sarwat Zehra, who is a resident of Karachi’s Korangi area and employee of the health department, found that millions of Rupees were deposited in her bank account from a source. She noticed this when the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) sent a tax notice to her.
Zehra’s son, Daniyal Haider said, “As per FBR, a bank account was opened in her name in a private bank in Federal B Area and a transaction was made by a chemical company.”
The Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) cyber-crime circle has now called the woman in for questioning.
The series of mysterious deposits have been discovered in many parts of Pakistan. The recent cases has FIA tangled, however, they are continuing to probe in a high-profile money laundering case involving fictitious bank accounts issued under names of non-wealthy citizens.
On Monday, a mysterious bank deposit was made to Pardeep Kumar’s account. The man from Hyderabad is a driver by profession and was stunned to discover Rs 49,954,432 listed on his ATM slip when he tried to withdrew his salary on October 8. Just last month, he had only Rs 18,000 in his bank account, he told sources.
Over the weekend, the agency has cracked down a trade account of a student from who resides Larkana. The student, too had a mysterious transfer of millions of rupees. This is just a week prior to the agency finding Rs 2 billion in a food vendor’s bank account.