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Video of boxes full of dollars goes viral, Dubai Police respond

boxes of dollar, Dubai Police

Dubai - The gang was trying to blackmail a man to fall for their scam.



By Staff Report

Published: Wed 11 Sep 2019, 3:51 PM

Last updated: Thu 12 Sep 2019, 8:24 AM

The Dubai Police have responded to a viral video showing boxes stuffed with dollars. Colonel Faisal Al Qasim, director of the security media, said the video was secretly taken by an African gang who used the clip to blackmail a man after he refused to fall for their scam.

The officer said the scammers met the man on social media and tried to deceive him by promising to double his cash. They showed him boxes filled with counterfeit dollars.

"The man almost fell for the scam, but then dismissed their claims and reported the matter to the police. We swiftly arrested the gang," Col Al Qasim added.

 
 
 
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