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Dubai - Police issue statement on scam.

By Web Report

Published: Wed 11 Sep 2019, 2:56 PM

Last updated: Wed 11 Sep 2019, 6:07 PM

Dubai Police have issued a statement over a scam video that went viral on social media.
A video is being circulated on social media showing boxes filled with piles of dollars, Colonel Faisal AlQasim, Director of Dubai Police Security Media, said - adding that the video was secretly taken by an African gang to their claims of doubling the money.
Colonel AlQasim said the scammers tried to deceive the man, whom the gang had lured through social media, promising him to double his money in no time while showing him boxes filled with counterfeit dollars .
"The man who almost fell a prey to the gang, was not convinced by their claims and reported the matter to Dubai Police who swiftly took necessary actions to arrest the suspects," Col Al Qasim added.
The director of Dubai Police Security Media urged members of the public to stay alert when interacting with scammers and strangers online, and to immediately report suspicious activities to Dubai Police through the force's online channels including the ecrime.ae platform, the emergency number 999, Dubai Police Call centre 901, or through the (Police Eye) feature via Dubai Police App.

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