Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

UAE - Duo to stand trial for fraud  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 09/12/2013
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!


(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The Abu Dhabi finance prosecution ordered the two culprits be remanded in police custody until the trial commences.

The Abu Dhabi Financial Crimes Prosecution has referred two Asian men to the Criminal Court on the charges of forging 53 credit cards, defrauding people and stealing others' money.

The two accused have also been charged with swindling and attempted fraud. The Abu Dhabi finance prosecution ordered the two culprits be remanded in police custody until the trial commences.

The investigation conducted by the Abu Dhabi Financial Crimes Prosecution showed that the duo had entered the country on a visit visa and brought with them forged credit cards to use to purchase items in the country.

The accused managed to purchase a handbag worth Dh11,000 from an upmarket shop and also tried to buy a valuable watch, priced at Dh186,000. The watch salesman became suspicious of the duo, and called the police.

When the officers arrived a the scene, they searched the two suspects and found in their possession 53 duplicated credit cards. Both men were arrested on the spot.


Upon the officers' discovery of the cards, the duo admitted to the police officers that they had forged the credit cards in a bid to deprive the original credit cards' owners out of their money. One of the accused later confessed that he disposed of a number of other fake credit cards after he asked the policeman if he could use the toilet in the police station.

An official source at the Abu Dhabi Attorney General's office clarified that the economic stand that the country has arrived at attracted gangsters to commit their crimes here.

The official urged managers and owners of trading shops to be alert and vigilant while dealing with holders of credit cards, especially those issued outside the country. "Should a shop manager suspect something wrong, he should report the matter to the bodies concerned right away," the official advised.

 


Khaleej Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Dec 9 2016 - UAE packaging paper industry to grow by 5pctMENAFN
(MENAFN) UAE paper and packaging industry is increasing fast in the MENA region, reaching a market valued at USD2.3bn and will remain an annual growth rate of 5 percent till 2019.Meanwhile, Paper ...

 Dec 9 2016 - Qatar aims USD13bn investment in infrastructure projectsMENAFN
(MENAFN) Qatar is ready to pump almost USD13bn on mega infrastructure projects in the country in the coming year with a main focus on projects related to the FIFA World Cup 2020.Moreover, the country ...

 Dec 9 2016 - GCC, UK confirm to make closer tiesMENAFN
(MENAFN) A mutual summit between GCC leaders and British Theresa May confirmed to launch the GCC-UK Strategic Partnership to enhance relations in all fields.Moreover, UK will spend more than 3bn euro ...

 Dec 9 2016 - Qatar expected to have 912,000 cars by 2020Gulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The number of passenger cars in use in Qatar is expected to reach about 912,000 units by 2020, registering the highest annualised growth of 5.4% in the Gulf Co-operation Council ...

 Dec 9 2016 - Prime Minister condoles with Moroccan PMGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani held a telephone conversation with the Prime Minister of Morocco Abdelilah Ben ...

 Dec 9 2016 - Qatar believes in protecting religious freedom: MinisterGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi chaired Qatar's delegation to the Ninth Bali Democracy Forum, which kicked off in Bali, Indonesia, ...

 Dec 9 2016 - Qatar- Commercial Bank participates in prestigious CSR conferenceGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Commercial Bank, Qatar's first private bank, has participated at the annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Conference for organisations in Qatar. The CSR Conference, ...

 Dec 9 2016 - Qatar- Prime Minister honours persons with disabilitiesGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani attended a ceremony held by national institutions to support persons with ...

 Dec 9 2016 - MEC recalls KIA Optima 2016 modelGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has announced a recall of Kia Optima, model year 2016, due to a noise in the right front axle drive shaft. The recall is being ...

 Dec 9 2016 - Qatar- Ooredoo urges public to download 'Inland Sea' applicationGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Ooredoo has urged those who travel or camp at the Inland Sea to download its recently-updated desert navigation app as the camping season comes to full swing. The ...

more...


 





Google

PayExpo_MENA
 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Search News
Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help