Fake accounts: 334 names sent to Interior Ministry for placing on ECL

08 Oct, 2018 1:15 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has sent the names of 334 suspects allegedly possessing fake bank accounts to Interior Ministry for placing on exit control list (ECL) in money laundering case.

The FIA is currently probing a money laundering case worth billions of rupees through fake bank accounts. In the regard, the FIA has added the names of 334 suspects who reportedly possess such accounts to ‘stop list’ which prevent them from travelling abroad.

The FIA has alerted airports across the country to remain vigilant and instructed to keep a close watch on suspects who attempt to flee the country. The data and pictures of suspects were provided to the immigration officials. The decision was taken after arrest of a suspicious person from the airport.

On September 6, the Supreme Court of Pakistan constituted a six-member joint investigation team to investigate the fake bank accounts case which has set up his head office in Karachi.

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