Asian employee put behind bars for forging telecom firm's application forms worth Dhs924,000
04 Feb 2020
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Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
The Dubai Public Prosecution referred a 42-year-old Asian woman to criminal court for forging application forms, with two other accomplices, in order to obtain 95 iPhones and mobile services worth Dhs924,000.
The telecom firm noticed suspicious activity on the defendant’s sales rate during 2015 to 2016, and a number of complaints were issued against her by 10 companies, stating that they have not requested for issuance of any SIM cards or mobile phones.
An investigation was immediately carried out by the firm, which resulted in discovering that the defendant had forged applications for 96 iPhones, and 96 SIM cards, with the help of two runaway accomplices.
When confronted defendant confessed of committing the forgery and stated that she received help from the two accomplices, who are in charge of customers’ applications for SIM cards and phones.
Accordingly, the three defendants were accused of forgery, theft and criminal complicity.