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.
Turkish police have detained 62 people in an investigation of a cryptocurrency trading platform provider, state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Friday, after thousands of Turks filed criminal complaints saying they had been scammed.
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.
Nearly 25.8 per cent, or 436, of the websites blocked were used for fraud, in addition to 253 more which tried bypassing web filters. In 2018 TRA banned 2,659 for almost same considerations.
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.
They used to send fake text SMS to customers or communicate with them by phone, informing them that they needed to update the data of their personal bank accounts to avoid suspension of their banking services.