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Posted On: 24 September 2023 12:00 pm
Updated On: 24 September 2023 12:09 pm

Ministry arrests 64 individuals for impersonating investment companies and committing fraudulent activities

Rikhia Basu
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Ministry arrests 64 individuals impersonating investment companies committing fraudulent activities doha

The Economic and Cyber Crimes Combating Department successfully arrested 64 individuals of various nationalities involved in fraudulent activities. These individuals had been impersonating investment companies and establishing counterfeit businesses to illicitly gather substantial funds, intending to take the money out of the country.

Upon confrontation, the suspects admitted to the allegations made against them. Authorities discovered 4 million Qatari Riyals, along with other foreign currencies and electronic devices used in their fraudulent activities, in their possession. Subsequently, the arrested individuals and the confiscated items were handed over to the Public Prosecution to initiate the necessary legal procedures.

Source & Cover Image: Ministry of Interior