Tag Archives: fraud

Online Shopping fraud

KUWAIT CITY, June 24:  Several consumers have filed complaints with the concerned authorities accusing some e-shopping websites of fraud and cheating, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, some wellknown imitation products are sold only for KD 50 which originally cost around KD 450, especially branded watches and accessories. The sources …

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Kuwait cultural office in US ‘warns’ students about fraud calls, messages

Be circumspect in dealing with people who claim cultural office ties WASHINGTON, May 17, (KUNA): Kuwait’s cultural office in Washington DC called Wednesday on Kuwaiti students to be cautious when receiving false telephone calls, e-mails, or internet messages from fraudsters who claim to provide services for a fee. “We call …

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Curtains drawn on 10-year-old fraud case

KUWAIT CITY, May 9: The Commercial Court of Appeal has drawn the curtain on embezzlement at Sabah Al-Salem Cooperative Society case after 10 years of litigation by upholding the verdict of First Instance Court that ordered former board chairman of the society to pay KD 510,000.   The lawsuit filed …

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Officer not guilty of assault – 2 get 15 years in cash fraud

KUWAIT CITY, May 7: The Misdemeanor Court has acquitted a warrant officer of Ministry of Interior who was accused of using excessive force on a Kuwaiti citizen during National Day celebrations by allegedly slapping him near Salhiya Police Station. Representing the police officer was Lawyer Abdulmohsen Al-Qattan who explained that …

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Kuwaiti wanted in KD 50,000 worth 11 fraud cases arrested

KUWAIT CITY, April 30: A Kuwaiti citizen and an Iranian expatriate in their 30s respectively were apprehended by Ahmadi patrolmen at a security checkpoint in Mahboula area in possession of 58 pills of Larika. A security source said the two suspects hid the pills a cap to evade detection but …

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Kuwaiti man not guilty of fraud

KUWAIT CITY, March 25: The Misdemeanor Court acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of conning a Kuwaiti woman by promising to marry her, and then taking KD 25,000 from her under the pretext of investing in a commercial venture. According to the case file, the plaintiff met the defendant …

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10-year jail to fine in case of fraud

Lawyer Hani Hussein acquitted KUWAIT CITY, March 14: The Court of Appeals cancelled the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which sentenced an officer of rank “First Sergeant” from Ministry of Interior to ten-year imprisonment and dismissal from his job. The court instead imposed a fine of KD …

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Fraud costs firm KD 1.395m

KUWAIT CITY, March 13: The Civil Circuit at the Court of Cassation ordered a company to pay KD 1.395 million in compensation to a Kuwaiti man who bought a real estate property and the deed of ownership was revoked. The case file indicated the plaintiff bought a property from a …

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Two expats fool citizen into making cash with ink, flee

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 27: When a Kuwaiti who is believed to be in his 50s filed a complaint with the Bayan Police Station accusing two Europeans of African origin of selling him 13 imitation watches for KD 50,000, police investigations revealed the man was telling lies, reports Al-Anba daily. Police …

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Indian jeweller denies fraud allegations – ‘There is nothing, there is nothing in it’

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Feb 20, (RTRS): Indian billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, one of the prime accused in the country’s largest ever bank fraud, denies allegations levelled against him by Punjab National Bank (PNB), his lawyer said on Tuesday. “There is nothing, there is nothing in it,” Vijay Aggarwal, a lawyer representing …

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