Dubai Police arrested 180 suspects for financial fraud this year

Money-doubling fraud by ?sorcery?, credit card fraud, circulation of counterfeit money and forged cheques were among 113 cases of financial fraud unearthed by Dubai Police.

These scams involved Dh609 million, according to Dubai Police?s Anti-Economic Crime Department.The police arrested 180 criminals that were involved in these crimes.

Crimes that involved commercial fraud, piracy and stealing intellectual property amounted to over Dh8.4 million. Cases involving fraud and swindling amounted to over Dh32.4 million. Major General Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant to Dubai Police Chief for Criminal Investigation Affairs, said that Dubai Police puts great efforts into the fight against economic crimes and works.