On Wednesday, a Nigerian man was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) cyber-crime unit for an online fraud of more than Rs 10 million.
“He has been taking money from people online disguised as a welfare worker,” said an FIA officer.
The Nigerian man was reportedly leading a gang and had been robbing people online for a while.
He has robbed money from people through various bank accounts, the officer said.
The fraud has been handed over to the FIA on a two-day physical remand. Additional investigations are under way.