November 29, 2023

Cyber hacker and suspect working for ISI arrested by UPATS from Lucknow | Lucknow News

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) arrested a cyber hacker from Lucknow who used to be involved with Pakistan based totally Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) on Tuesday.
The accused arrested used to be recognized as Wasiullah Khan (25). He used to be arrested from close to Meena Bakery, Rajajipuram space of the capital.
Additional DG, ATS, Mohit Agarwal stated that Wasiullah used to be a cyber skilled and a Btech go out.
“Name of Wasiullah had surfaced during interrogation of Shailendra Pratap Singh Chauhan, who was arrested on allegations of spying for ISI and sending vital information related to the army across the border in September 2023,” stated Agarwal.
ATS stated that whilst scrutinising the virtual information of Shailendra they got here throughout a Whats app crew allegedly controlled and managed by ISI.
“Wasiullah is a member of that online group where he met ISI agents and cyber hackers,” stated the ATS.
ATS claimed that Wasiullah basically labored as a cyber hacker and to take care of his secrecy on this unlawful paintings, he extensively utilized to deal thru crypto forex and at the directions of the brokers of ISI he used to ship cash to these working for the company like Shailesh and others.
“A sum of Rs 25 lakh was transferred to the account of Wasiullah by ISI which was further sent to Shailendra,” the ATS stated. The transactions are in crores and are being checked. As Wasiullah has no trade and different financial job.
ATS stated Wasiullah admitted that out of greed for cash, he took section within the conspiracy of the ISI agent and misused his checking account on the behest of the ISI agent.
“We have taken his mobile phone, laptop and sent for forensic audit where we will trace his whereabouts,” stated an officer aware of the probe.
The accused extensively utilized to paintings for Chinese hackers who supplied him main points of bank cards of many international nations for which all over transactions (One-Time Passwords) aren’t required. The accused will probably be taken on remand for additional investigation.