PTA Intensifies Crackdown on Illegal Issuance of SIMs

TechnologyPTA Intensifies Crackdown on Illegal Issuance of SIMs

LAHORE, Pakistan: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Zonal Office Lahore, in close collaboration with the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Cyber Crime Circle, conducted successful raid against franchisee of a mobile phone company located in Lahore.

This franchisee was found to be involved in the illegal issuance of SIMs.

   

During the raid, four BVS devices and two laptops were seized as evidence and three persons were also apprehended on the premises by the FIA team. The FIA is currently investigating the matter further.

The PTA had filed complaint with the FIA earlier based on information regarding illegal issuance of SIMs by the sale channel.

The PTA said that the raids are part of its ongoing efforts to prevent the circumvention of the Multi-Finger Biometric Verification System (MBVS).

This resolute and unwavering commitment underscores the authority’s dedication to eradicating the illegal issuance of SIMs, it added.

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