Pakistan is one of the most corrupt countries in the world, which we do not say proudly. Every year we tend to have an increase of fraud, corruption and scams. From our peon to our president, we all want to make easy money! But to be honest, nobody does it quite like the politicians and resourceful businessmen.
According to News, in mid July, 2015, the Supreme Court presented a list of 150 scams in Pakistan. The NAB had an unaccounted total of RS 428 billion.
Here are some of the biggest scams ever to hit the country!
1. Shahbaz Sharif is under investigation for mishandling RS 126 million by misuse of authority in construction of a road from Raiwand to Sharif House
2. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has a case open for making assets that were above his financial reach
3. Ex-President Asif Zardari has a case open for making assets beyond his financial reach, which worth around RS 22 billion
4. The Rental Power case, corruption in water and power, is open against Raja Parvez Ashraf, Shaukat Tareen, Tahir Cheema and Shahid Rafi
5. Ex-Caretaker PM Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Chaudhry Pervez Elahi are alleged for misusing their authority on RS 2.4 billion
6. Ex-PM Yousuf Raza Gilani is being invested on an illegal appointment of Ogra Chairman Tauqir Sadiq. Tauqir Sadiq is involved in corruption worth RS 80 billion
7. Former CM Baluchistan Nawab Aslam Raisani is involved in illegal recruitment and corruption of RS 100 million
8. Balochistan Sports Minister Shah Nawaz Marri faces a case of RS 8 billion generated by misuse of authority
9. Ex-Minister of Industries and Commerce Balochistan Mir Abdul Ghafoor Lehri has a fraud case open against him on his unanswered income of RS 8 billion
10. Mian Mansha of Nishat Industries is facing charges on a huge fraud case of privatizing Muslim Commercial Bank.
11. Well, we all pretty much know what happened with Axact and BOL Network – fake degrees and pornographic advertisements on websites
The rich think it’s easy for them to become richer, while they take even the last bit of cloth off the poor. In a society like this, we can only play for betterment.