A seven-member gang of Asians, who ran a pretend prize racket, was busted by the Ajman Police and their Abu Dhabi counterparts. As many as 19 cellphones and 870 SIM playing cards have been seized from the gang members.
The scamsters used to contact their targets – over telephone or by way of textual content messages – informing them that that they had received big money prizes. After the victims bought satisfied and fell for the pretend prizes, they might prod them to present away their checking account (and card) particulars after which steal their cash.
Taking to Instagram, the Ajman Police stated that the gang tricked and defrauded many victims with this modus operandi. Lieutenant Colonel Ahmed Saeed Al Nuaimi, director of Felony Investigation Division at Ajman Police, identified that a number of the victims reported the matter to the police after they have been duped.
A workforce – comprising the Ajman Police and Abu Dhabi Police – was shaped and investigation launched. The cops tracked down the fraudsters and raided their lodging in Ajman’s Al Rashidiya space. They have been instantly nabbed. A complete of 19 cellphones and 870 SIM playing cards have been seized from them which have been used for the unlawful operation. The gang members confessed to committing the crime.
The police known as on the folks to be very cautious and by no means reveal their financial institution particulars to anybody. Additionally they urged them to report back to the police in the event that they encounter any such incident.