ISLAMABAD (Eshfak Mughal):- The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Cyber Crime Wing has registered 442 complaints against the unauthorized issuance of Mobile SIM Cards, 141 against child pornography and 36 against recruitment, funding and planning of terrorism in the country, the Voice of Public reported.

According to a document of FIA Cyber Crime Wing, the department has received 102,772 complaints during year 2021. Out of which verification of 80,803 complaints has been completed. 15,973 inquiries have been registered on verified complaints, 1,213 inquiries have been converted into cases. Complete challans of 591 of the registered cases have been submitted in court of law. 1,306 criminals were arrested in the registered cases.

The report shows that the highest numbers of complaints were registered about electronic fraud. The department has registered 30380 complaints against the electronic fraud during 2021.

It has registered 16335 complaints on unauthorized access to information system or data, 15335 were lodged against cyber stalking and 11466 were registered on offences against dignity of a natural person during the period.

The data of the report also shows that the Cyber Crime Wing has registered the complaints on 24 different natures of crimes which fall in its jurisdictions. The countrymen have also lodged around 20 thousands complaints which were proof irrelevant, invalid or already exist during the period.

 The Wing has lodged 183 complaints on unauthorized copying or transmission of data, 96 against interference with information system, 82 on unauthorized access to critical infrastructure information system and 28 were against unauthorized copying of transmission of critical infrastructure data.

549 complaints were lodged against electronic forgery, 80 against cyber terrorism, 17 on authorized critical infrastructure information system, 21 on glorification of an offence and 28 on making, obtaining or supplying device for use in offence.  

The FIA Wing has also registered 2327 complaints against unauthorized use of identity information, 442 on unauthorized issuance of SIM cards, 18 against tempering of communication equipment,901 on offences against modesty of a natural persons and minor.

The officials of Cyber Crime Wing have also received 141 complaints against child pornography during the period. According to the data, 141 complaints were verified out of 141 complaints.

The Wing has also lodged 37 complaints against malicious code and 459 against spamming during the period.  

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