FIA Raids Axact for the Second Time with Cyber Crime Team
KARACHI: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officials and their team cyber-crime wing arrived at Axact Karachi office for a second time on Wednesday morning to investigate the equipment at the premises, media reported.
Just a day after 45 Axact employees were from their offices following a raid by the FIA, on Wednesday all electronic devices which were confiscated were sent to forensic labs for further investigation, earlier during the day.
PTI takes up issue in Punjab Assembly
Meanwhile, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to take up the matter of the software agency in the Punjab Assembly.
Further, the opposition leader of the Punjab Assembly has stated that he will speak ‘out of turn’ on the matter.
“It’s because of issues like these that our country’s image gets ruined,” he said.
The raids came shortly after Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar ordered FIA to probe into the special report published by The New York Timesalleging the software company was earning tens of millions of dollars by selling fake degrees around the world.
The report stated that according to former insiders, company records and a detailed analysis of its websites, Axact’s main business has been to take the centuries-old scam of selling fake academic degrees and turn it into an Internet-era scheme on a global scale.
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