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Gang of expats jailed, fined for hacking bank accounts and ‘money-laundering’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: The Court of Cassation has sentenced a gang of expatriates, believed to be involved in crimes all over the world, to 10 years imprisonment with hard labor and fined them collectively KD 198,000 for breaking into the banks accounts of people, money laundering and using fake credit cards with the help of certain devices brought from abroad, reports Al-Rai daily.

According to the daily the members of the gang were arrested by personnel from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for stealing money from the bank accounts of several people (Kuwaitis and expatriates) in Kuwait. The stolen money varied from person to person but according to reports one Kuwaiti had complained about the theft of KD 10,000 from his account.

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