MoI arrests 64 for illicit funds and scams of over QAR 4 million
Ministry of Interior's Economic and Cyber Crimes Combating Department was able to catch 64 people from different countries who were involved in scams.
These people had been pretending to be investment companies and setting up fake businesses to illegally get a lot of money so they could take it out of the country. On its social media pages, the Ministry of the Interior said this and posted a picture of the scammers with the money and electronics that had been taken from them.
تمكنت إدارة مكافحة الجرائم الاقتصادية والإلكترونية من القبض على عدد (64) شخصاً من جنسيات مختلفة لقيامهم بعمليات احتيال على آخرين بانتحال صفة شركات استثمارية وإنشاء شركات وهمية لتحصيل مبالغ مالية بغرض إخراجها خارج البلاد.— وزارة الداخلية - قطر (@MOI_Qatar) September 24, 2023
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When confronted, the suspects said they were guilty of what was said about them. The people were caught with four million Qatari Riyals, as well as other foreign currencies and electronic gadgets.
The Ministry also said that the people who were caught and the things that were taken were given to the Public Prosecution so that the right legal steps could be taken.
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