Karachi, June 16, 2023 – The Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) of Inland Revenue (IR) in Karachi has made a significant breakthrough in the fight against the mafia involved in fake and flying invoice scams.
In a recent move, the IR Intelligence Karachi has successfully blocked the escape route of a nominated accused, who is believed to be the mastermind behind a massive fake invoice scam.
Following credible information regarding the mastermind’s attempt to flee the country, the prosecution swiftly filed an application in the court of the special judge customs and taxation in Karachi. This application requested the attachment of the accused individual’s passport. It is worth noting that the accused had previously obtained protective bail from the High Court and interim pre-arrest bail from the trial court, but had failed to cooperate with the ongoing investigation.
After careful consideration of the application, the court ordered the Director of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Immigration and Passport Karachi to submit a report. Additionally, the court issued a notice to the accused, directing him to join the investigation. Furthermore, the court explicitly prohibited the accused from leaving the country without prior permission.
Authorities within the anti-fraud agency of IR have emphasized the urgency of eliminating the menace of fake and flying invoices from the country. This fraudulent practice has inflicted billions of rupees in losses upon the national exchequer. The successful prevention of the mastermind’s escape represents a significant step towards curbing this damaging phenomenon.
The IR Intelligence Karachi, in collaboration with other law enforcement agencies, has been diligently working to identify and dismantle networks involved in fake and flying invoice scams. These illicit activities not only drain the nation’s resources but also undermine the integrity of the taxation system.
The efforts of the IR Intelligence Karachi and other relevant authorities in pursuing those responsible for these scams are commendable. The crackdown on the mastermind behind the fake invoice scam sends a strong message that such criminal activities will not be tolerated, and those involved will be held accountable to the full extent of the law.
As investigations continue, the hope is that this successful operation will serve as a deterrent to others engaged in similar fraudulent practices. The eradication of fake and flying invoices is crucial for the economic prosperity and stability of the nation, as it will ensure a fair and transparent taxation system that benefits all citizens.
The Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) of Inland Revenue (IR), Karachi, is determined to bring all those involved in these scams to justice. The cooperation and support of the public in providing any information related to fraudulent activities is essential to the success of these endeavors. Together, we can safeguard the integrity of our nation’s financial system and ensure a brighter future for all.