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NAB chairman takes notice of ATM fraud

NAB chairman takes notice of ATM fraud

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal Tuesday directed conducting inquiry of ATM fraud being committed by some unscrupulous elements by using the name of NAB.

A NAB spokesman said in a statement that NAB chairman took the notice of reports that some cheaters were involved in blocking the ATM cards from the ATM machines of different banks and asking the concerned persons to contact on some (fake) telephone numbers for activating their ATM cards and threatening NAB action against them.

The spokesman recalled that the bureau had so far arrested and handed over nine fake officers of NAB to police and legal proceedings against them were being continued right now.The NAB spokesman should be informed whenever any fake officer tried to contact them.

It is also necessary to mention here, that NAB chairman strictly directed all NAB officials not to summon any accused or witness through telephone calls. He further directed to summon accused persons through writing letters.

He also directed that the accused should be met on mutually agreed time and self esteem of the accused must be respected and no laxity in this regard should be tolerated.