FIA nabs illegal money changers


PESHAWAR: The FIA and army led a joint operation against illegal money changers and sealed three markets involved in illegal fund transfers, Aaj News reported.

Police said they had arrested over 40 suspects for further investigation.

On Thursday, reports emerged that these money changers were involved in transferring money to finance ISIS in Afghanistan.

The FIA officials present however refused to comment on the camera, stating that nothing could be confirmed until further investigation.

Of the 300 money changers who work in Peshawar, only four are registered. About 30 percent money changers in the city are Afghan nationals.