Dubai Police have foiled a Dhs64 MILLION online scam

Dubai Police have foiled a Dhs64 MILLION online scam

04 Feb 2020

Victims were tricked into transferring money in return for job opportunities

Dubai Police arrested a gang of nine fraudsters involved in a scam called 'Fox Hunt'.

According to Dubai Police, the African gang was planning to drain 1126 credit cards to the value of a staggering Dhs64 MILLION. 

The gang run 81 fake business across 18 countries around the world and deceived victims into transferring money in return of job opportunities, Dubai Police said in statement on Monday.

Members of the gang were arrested in their residence inside the country where the e-crime team found laptops and mobile phones full of sensitive information on individuals and companies including bank accounts and credit cards details as well as documents and files condemning the gangs’ illegal activities.