Money laundering bid thwarted at Islamabad airport

Airport Security Force (ASF) on Tuesday foiled a bid of money laundering from Islamabad airport and arrested a female accused.

As per details, a female passenger travelling to Doha was caught with $79,480. Foreign currency was concealed in the bag of the passenger which was caught by the Airport Security Force during checking.

The recovered foreign currency is worth more than Rs14 million. The passenger has been handed over to the Pakistan Customs for further investigation.

Earlier, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) initiated money laundering probe against famous TikToker Hareem Shah after the social media star in a video openly committed illegally carrying large sums of currency abroad.

According to FIA Sindh spokesperson, the probe had been launched against TiKToker under the country’s foreign exchange regulation act. The FIA officials also decided to write a letter to the British National Crime Agency to request the body to investigate money laundering charges against Shah.

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