Pakistani ice-cream seller unaware of £14m in his bank account

Pakistani ice-cream seller unaware of £14m in his bank account

‘Penniless billionaire’ Abdul Qadir’s identity believed to have been used by money launderers

A Pakistani ice-cream salesman who lives in a slum is facing meltdown after he learned that for more than a year he was the unwitting owner of a bank account containing 2.3bn rupees (£14m).

Officials from the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) brought Muhammad Abdul Qadir in for questioning about the fortune last month as they investigated a massive money-laundering scam involving dozens of fake bank accounts.

Related: Release of jailed former PM set to reignite Pakistan election controversy

Continue reading…

8
Like
Save

Comments

Comments are disabled for this post.