The Criminal Investigation and Investigation Department of Sharjah Police arrested a gang of five people from an Asian country, posing as employees of banks, banks and government institutions, to entrap their victims and seize their bank balances, and legal action was taken against them and they were referred to the Public Prosecution Service.
Detectives director Colonel Omar Ahmed Belzod said the gang had taken one of the residential apartments as headquarters to carry out its fraudulent operations, which were followed up and monitored by the department’s organized crime unit after several reports. were received about his criminal activities.
He added that after legal action was taken, the apartment was raided and the perpetrators, mobile phones, computers and SIM cards used by the gang members to trap victims by fraud were seized .
Balzod explained that the fraudsters make random calls to the phone numbers of community members, posing as employees of banks, banks and government agencies, asking the victims to update their personal information, warning them to block those accounts or freeze if not. respond, causing some individuals to do as they are asked. And you give them the verification number (OTP) so they can withdraw their bank balance and savings in an instant. The director of the Criminal Investigation and Investigation Department called on community members not to respond to such misleading communications, and not to disclose or share bank account information and personal information with anyone.
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