MOI arrests 7-member gang in counterfeit currency scam
A seven member gang, including six Arabs and one European, have been arrested by the Economic and Cyber Crimes Combating Department at the General Directorate of Criminal Investigation for involvement in counterfiet currencies.
The authorities also seized papers and tools from the arrested persons, which they used to dupe their victims by claiming that the papers were converted into counterfiet currencies.
Security officials began the operation after recieving a search warrant from the relevant authorities.
The accused persons have confessed to the charges and will undergo the complete legal procedures as determined by the authorities.
#MoIQatar urges the public to be cautious and not to deal with such fraudsters who offer easy wealth through fraudulent methods. The Ministry also calls for cooperation with security authorities by reporting any such actions or practices in order to achieve security.— Ministry of Interior (@MOI_QatarEn) June 15, 2019
In light of this incident, MOI has cautioned the public to be vigilant and void dealing with scammers who offer easy money by suspicious methods.
Residents and citizens are also urged to report any such acts or practices to the Economic and Cyber Crimes Combating Department to ensure highest security in the society.
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