A student on Monday found out that he had become an instant millionaire after authorities discovered Rs170 million stashed in a bank account under his name.
According to the student, he was completely unaware of the amount present in his account and got to know about it after the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) summoned him.
The joint investigation team has said they had summoned the operator of the account bearing the student’s name.
Meanwhile, FIA traced the person behind street vendor Abdul Qadir’s fake bank account.
The agency learnt that a person identified as Shabir Bobmat – a property dealer by occupation – was clandestinely and illicitly operating the fake account of the vendor. In the past 11 months alone, Rs110.80 million were credited in the account. Several other persons were also accomplices in the crime.
FIA has also received clues that the account was being used to launder money to a person residing in Dubai. Further investigation into the matter is still underway.
On Sept 29, FIA had informed a street side falooda vendor about the presence of mammoth Rs2 billion cash in his account. Qadir had been left flabbergasted by FIA’s unforeseen disclosure and said that he was not aware of money being transferred to his account.