FIA exposes a ‘sextortion’ gang using social media to entrap victims
KARACHI: The group is involved in Job scams on social media, and revealing abuse at gunpoint from young people coming for interviews.
Victims were contacted through Facebook, WhatsApp, and other social media applications, young people were abused at gunpoint when they came for job purposes.
A 15-year-old boy who was a member of a group called * Karachi Call Center Jobs * was raped, whereas FIA Cyber Crime Circle operations in different areas of Karachi, 2 members of the group were arrested.
The young man was called for an interview at a flat on Drigh Road where he was abused and videotaped to blackmail him. The gang members were blackmailing the young man and sending videos to his family
The group has also uploaded videos to other international social media applications.
The group’s operatives were arrested from Gulistan-e-Jauhar and other places. Evidence of blackmailing and dozens of videos of several victims have been found by the FIA .