Thursday, 28 October 2021 11:35 GMT

Qatar- MOI arrests four for counterfeiting currency notes


(MENAFN- The Peninsula) Doha: The Economic and Electronic Crime Department at the General Department of Criminal Investigation at the Ministry of Interior arrested a gang of four from an African country, who were involved in counterfeiting currency notes. 

The officials received a tipoff about an individual who engaged in fraudulent activities and allegedly offered to double money by treating them with some chemicals intended for counterfeiting money. 

Following his arrest, he revealed the names of the other gang members, who were also promptly taken into custody.  

On searching their residence, a bundle of counterfeit currency notes, paper scraps of different sizes and some tools they used for counterfeiting were found. 

The authorities urged the public not to deal with such fraudsters who promise to multiply money in fraudulent ways or offers quick financial returns.

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