Police in Nepal have detained 122 Chinese nationals in its biggest crackdown on crime by foreigners entering the country on tourist visa, officials said on Tuesday. The chief of police in the capital, Kathmandu, Uttam Subedi, said 122 Chinese men and women
A company owner was defrauded after he received a cheque which was supposed to help him clear his debts, but he found the cheque was worth Dhs350, instead of Dhs350,000.
Defendants faced charges of forming and forging documents to embezzle $1.7 million or Dhs6.2 million from bank accounts belonging to a businesswoman, who was a customer of a UAE bank.
Official records indicate that the suspect exploited the power granted to him and began to overcharging flight tickets, and charging extra fees for delayed and upgraded flights.
Abu Dhabi Police broadcast a video of a person who was victimised by receiving a fraudulent call, which resulted in the loss of money from his bank account.
The suspect used the authority given to him to convince a client company to write a Dhs500,000 cheque under his name and encashed it.
An Arab businessman, with the help of a Gulf employee, fabricated a seal of a UAE bank and used it to forge a bank guarantee letter for Dhs917,000, which the first defendant used in a real estate construction deal.
CBUAE cautioned consumers saying that it would never ask consumers about private information — such as personal and bank account information. It warned consumers to be alert and aware of malicious phone calls and WhatsApp messages claiming to be from CBUAE.
It took place when a businessman, client of the bank decided to deposit an amount that exceeds Dhs2 million, and travel for a vacation to his home country for three months. Upon returning he discovered that Dhs1.7 million had been withdrawn from his account.
The capital police urged job seekers to be cautious and not be taken in by fraudulent employment websites, which deceive people and claim to offer job opportunities that require the payment of fees, noting that credible employment companies do not charge fees or ask for personal information.