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Three Asians jailed for Dhs6 million fraud


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Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter

Dubai Criminal Court has entenced 3 Asian to three months in jail followed by deportation for exploiting the security gap in a government organisation’s website, and using their authority in transactions to renew a number of trade licences without payment of an estimated Dhs6 million fees.

After the report was was filed, Dubai Police investiagted the case which took place on June 26, 2019.

A Deputy Executive Director of the Government and Legislative Sector at the defendants’ workplace, have witnessed how the accused were using the website’s security gap to renew trade licenses and changed its premium by forging online documents, in addition to default of Dhs6 million.

The incident was discovered after the concerned department carried a check on issued trade licences, and an immediate legal action was taken against the defendants.

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