Dubai: “The video was made by the African gang without the victim’s knowledge and used the clip to blackmail him after he had refused to give them money. The scammers tried to deceive the man, who the gang had lured through social media, promising him to double his money in no time while showing him boxes filled with counterfeit dollars,”
Police arrested an African gang who tried to deceive a man by offering him to double his money after showing him piles of fake dollars, an official said on Wednesday.
The man who almost fell a prey to the gang, disbelieved their claims and reported them to Criminal investigation Department in Dubai police.
Colonel Faisal Al Qasim, Director of Security Department in Dubai police, said that video went viral on social media showing boxes filled with piles of dollars, was a video taken by the African gang to the victim in order to blackmail him.
Dubai Police arrested the gang and referred them to public prosecution. The did not say how many suspects were arrested.