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Tag Archives: fraud

Court taps Qabazard frozen accounts to recover millions

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 1: The Court of Cassation ruled in favor of one of the subsidiaries of Kuwait Oil Tankers Company (KOTC) in recovering $31.5 million from the frozen accounts of the second defendant in the embezzlement case Hassan Qabazard, reports Aljarida daily. The Public Prosecutor’s Office had frozen the …

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Sharapova named in housing fraud probe

NEW DELHI, Nov 21, (AFP): Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is under investigation in India for cheating and criminal conspiracy after the collapse of a luxury housing project that she endorsed, police and a lawyer said Tuesday. The firm behind the development is alleged to have taken millions of …

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Fleeing law – In MP’s care?

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12: A Kuwaiti who was wanted by law in a financial fraud worth KD 20,000 is said to have escaped from the Sentences Enforcement Department and is believed to be holed in the home of his brother who is a sitting Member of Parliament, reports Al-Qabas daily. …

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Top officer, 5 expats probed in funds scam

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 23:Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah has ordered to refer a senior police officer and five expatriates of different nationalities to the Public Prosecution for allegedly embezzling about KD one million from the Police Cooperative Society, reports Al-Rai daily. The sources said the theft …

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Two cheated in land fraud – Asian beaten, robbed

KUWAIT CITY, July 31: A Kuwaiti citizen accused a real estate company that organized an exhibition in Mishref area of cheating him of KD 12,000 after an agreement to purchase a piece of land in an unnamed company on his behalf. A case was registered against the company owner and …

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Two MoH workers under probe for embezzling KD 1mn, fraud – 39 prostitutes among 89 held in Jleeb raid

KUWAIT CITY, July 30: The Public Prosecution is currently investigating a crime of fraud and embezzlement of KD 1 million by two employees of Ministry of Health, reports Al-Anba daily. According to informed sources, the defendants — a Kuwaiti and an Egyptian — forged cheques for six transactions related to …

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Woman in police net over 14 fraud cases – Victim’s civil ID used to get Visa card

KUWAIT CITY, May 4: After several weeks of tremendous efforts exerted by plainclothes police, a Kuwaiti woman has been arrested for committing 14 frauds using the civil ID of a female compatriot, reports Al-Anba daily. The arrest came after the shocked victim discovered she was wanted by law in connection …

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Egyptian woman loses cash to fraud – Saudi national allows his brother to leave country on his passport

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: A 34-year-old Egyptian woman has filed a complaint with the Salmiya Police Station accusing an unidentified person of withdrawing money from her bank account, reports Al-Anba daily. The woman said someone called her and said he was a presenter of sports news in a notable Arabic …

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Real-estate exhibition shut

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: Director General of Kuwait Municipality Eng Ahmad Al-Manfouhi ordered the closure of a real-estate exhibition which was marketing houses for sale in Sabah Al-Ahmad coastal area, reports Al- Seyassah daily. During an inspection tour, he spotted an exhibition where an apartment within a housing unit in …

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