According to Lieutenant Colonel Ahmed Saeed Al Nuaimi, Director of the Criminal Investigations Department at Ajman Police, the security teams received information and reports about anonymous persons defrauding others by phone.
The Abu Dhabi Police, in cooperation with the Sharjah Police and the Ajman Police, have seized three gangs of 25 Asians for involvement in phone scam crimes through which they were able to cheat their victims and seize their savings in fraudulent ways.
A British man and his father claimed to have signed billion dirham contracts with Dubai Expo then used these claims to scam suppliers into selling them products worth millions using dud cheques.
What is there to say over the corpse of Bernie Madoff, maybe the least-mourned man this side of serial killers? Well, he died alone, which he deserved, as harsh as it is to say on this, the day of his death. His son killed himself in 2010, two years after Madoff’s arrest,
Hong Kong's elderly are plagued by phone scammers who seek out vulnerable and wealthy victims willing to transfer money or make bogus investments. Police said scammers targeted an elderly woman living in a mansion on The Peak, Hong Kong's ritziest neighbourhood.
Last summer criminals contacted the unnamed woman pretending to be Chinese public security officials.
Official records point out that the defendants had issued 10 numbers from a telecommunications company, using the forged government contracts, and used them to send out scam messages to steal the targeted victims’ money.
Facebook fraudsters who duped a gullible man into paying $123,200 and travel from Iraq to the UAE to claim his ‘$27 million prize’ were incarcerated on Tuesday.
A realty company official who forged documents to swindle Dhs501,553 electronic devices from a supplier lost the case at the Dubai Appeals Court on Sunday.
The Criminal Court in Khorfakkan on Monday postponed a case, in which three employees working for the Khorfakkan Traffic Department have been charged with financial embezzlement until next week.