The defendant, who is of no fixed address, is standing trial in the court on a two-count charge of felony and advance fee
This sounds like the first step in an advance fee
fraud in which the crooks will ask for money to help the person apparently locked up.
Almost as many (86%) had no idea a cash advance fee
applied when buying a lottery ticket.
The advance fee
fraud, as it is called, works by luring customers to apply for loans and then asking them to pay a fee for the loan.
Unfortunately, the victims preferred to lick their wounds in private and this incredible era of advance fee
scams remains relatively unknown outside a small group of forensic professionals.This is how the scam works.
A two-member bench of SHC, headed by Justice Aqeel Abbasi, heard the contempt of court petition against the private schools for getting advance fee
of two months of summer vacations and stopped the school management from receiving the advance fees
Older people may be particularly likely to be victims of a scam known as advance fee
fraud, the analysis suggests.
The suspects were arrested by the Advance Fee
Fraud Section of the Commission on November 30, 2018 through an intelligence report received on the fraudulent activities of the suspected fraudsters residing somewhere along Airport Road, as they were obviously living above their means.
He told today's BBC 5 Live Investigates: "Its hugely under-reported, we're talking millions of victims." About 20,000 cases were advance fee
scams, including people being told they'd won the lottery but must pay a fee to get the prize.
IHC, in the previous week, ordered PEIRA to bar private schools of Islamabad from collecting three month advance fee
from the students.
He said the payment of advance fee
in connection with summer vacations will be prohibited too.