Scam Gang Busted – were you one of the victims?

By DG Staff

ABU DHABI 24 November 2019: Abu Dhabi Police have dealt a severe blow to “bank fraud gangs” after they signed 29 Asians in cooperation with Dubai and Ajman police and thwarted their attempts to seize the money of the account holders after contacting them by telephone and obtaining their bank statements and using them to commit their crimes.

The perpetrators belong to four gangs that make contact with and accuse them of a ban on their bank accounts and credit cards, and must be updated provided that information is provided, including account numbers, to be used to seize the victims’ assets.

Brigadier General Mohammed Suhail Al Rashdi, Director of the Criminal Security Sector at Abu Dhabi Police, continued to tackle this kind of crime and to inflict criminal gangs that use the telephone banking monument as a means to seize the victims’ funds illegally.

He expressed his deep appreciation for the efforts of cooperation and coordination with Dubai and Ajman police in the prosecution of members of the criminal gang and arrested so that the owners of bank accounts are not vulnerable to fraud.

Brigadier General Muslim al-Ameri, deputy director of the criminal security sector, called on bank account holders not to respond to communications received from people claiming to be bank cadres and not to provide any information about their bank accounts or personal data so as not to be vulnerable to exploitation by gangs to penetrate and transfer money from them.

Brigadier General Omran Ahmed Al Mazrouei, Director of the Criminal Investigation Department at Abu Dhabi Police, reported reports of people who were victims of the gang monument, and in light of this a team was formed from the Directorate to prosecute and arrest the perpetrators, after following the criminal method used to catch the victims and conduct the necessary investigations. They were identified and arrested.

He pointed out to take the necessary legal procedures, in cooperation with Dubai and Ajman police have been reached and arrested at intervals in their places of residence, which they use as call centers to inflict their victims.
He explained that the number of members of the three gangs arrested in Ajman 25 accused against four accused members of one gang in Dubai so that they were arrested at different times.

He urged members of the community not to hesitate to report any fraud attempts they may be exposed to by contacting Aman service on the toll free number (8002626) or by messages. In case of fraud head to the nearest police station.