Creditors detained a defaulter and whipped him with a bicycle lock. They will serve six months in prison plus deportation, the Criminal Court ruled.
The Dubai Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced a Gulf businessman to three years in prison to be followed by deportation after he was convicted of forgery and fraud for selling 954,797 shares in a telecommunications company worth around Dhs11 million without the knowledge of the original shareholder. The court also acquitted two others involved in the case.
A woman attributed a ghost company to a prince and conned an American investor out of Dhs134,000 ‘transactions clearance fees.’ She will spend three years behind bars.
Four compatriot workers who wore masks and gloves to storm a Dubai company warehouse and search for valuables have convinced the Dubai Appeals Court to lessen their punishment.
A waiter posed as a national nuclear corporation engineer to swindle a credit card. He and his accomplices must serve their two-year jail term.
A German-Russian fraudster who tricked New York high society into believing she was a wealthy heiress and stealing more than $200,000 was jailed on Thursday for up to 12 years.
A man who posed as a woman to ensnare a defaulter’s brother into a kidnap trap and demand Dhs1m must serve his one-year jail term, a court upheld. The European defendant –a visitor, 36, lured the Indian victim from abroad and confined him to a hotel room in Dubai from Jun.3 to Jun.4.2018.
The Criminal Court in Dubai on Tuesday sentenced three Asian convicts to three years in jail plus deportation over stealing 100 Emirates ID cards from a post office and selling them for Dhs3,800.
The Abu Dhabi police arrested a bank employee, who had stolen Dhs600 million from the bank and was making an attempt to flee the country.