Two Pakistanis added to FBI's Cyber Most Wanted List

Two Pakistanis - Farhanul Arshad and Noor Azizuddin - were added to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Cyber’s most wanted list, with $50,000 rewards offered for each.

According to the FBI website , Arshad, 40, and Azizuddin, 50, are wanted for their alleged involvement in an international telecommunication scheme that defrauded unsuspecting individuals, companies, and government entities, to include large telecom companies, in both the United States and abroad.

Hailing from Karachi, the suspects had between November of 2008 and April of 2012, compromised computer systems and conducted a scheme which ultimately defrauded the victims of amounts in excess of $50 million. The international scheme involved members of a criminal organization that extended into Pakistan, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Spain, Singapore, Italy, and Malaysia, among other nations.

FBI has offered up to $50,000 each, for information leading to the arrest of both the suspects.


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