Two Dubai hackers defraud man of over Dh232,000

SourceKhaleej Times
SectorEconomy
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

Two Dubai expats have each been sentenced to three years in jail by the Court of First Instance after they were found guilty of fraud and forgery charges.  The court also ordered the deportation of the two Nigerian men, both aged 31, after completing their jail time and paying a Dh442,340 fine each.  Earlier, it was heard in court how a Turkey-based man was defrauded of Dh232,340, through communications he thought to be having with his Dubai lawyer's office. The court cleared a third defendant, a 20-year-old from Cameroon, of the same charges. The client could have been conned of another amount of Dh60,000 after the three accused fraudsters talked to him on Skype and by e-mails.etters saying that his pending civil ...read more...