He seized 12 thousand dirhams from them in exchange for a forged work visa

Imprisonment and fine for an African who defrauded his girlfriend

The Dubai Criminal Court ruled that an African salesman was imprisoned for two months and fined 150,000 dirhams for seizing 12 thousand and 500 dirhams from his girlfriend in exchange for a forged work visa, and a promise that had not been fulfilled with a residence visa, and the Dubai Public Prosecution directed him to commit a felony of forgery of an official document, and embezzlement of funds to harm their owners (Dishonesty).

The victim said, in the investigations of the Public Prosecution (a visitor with the same nationality of the accused), that she handed him her passport and 12 thousand and 500 dirhams, so that he could issue her residency, at his workplace in a company in the Al-Muraqqabat area.

Two weeks after he handed over the sums, the latter sent her an electronic work visa via the WhatsApp application. She noticed that there was an error in her date of birth, and informed him about that, but he assured her that this was a simple mistake and did not affect the validity of the visa, and he told her that her passport It will take longer, for the residence visa to be affixed to it.

The victim added that two full months had passed, and she was not able to retrieve her passport, so she kept pressing him until he brought it to her, and by scrutinizing it, she did not find a residence visa based on her agreement with him, and he received money from her. Procedure.

She indicated that she had suspected the accused, and felt that he was lying, so she went to one of the data and transactions registration centers of the General Administration of Residency and Foreigners Affairs to verify the validity of the work visa, and was shocked that the visa was not correct, so I contacted the accused several times, and asked him to return her money, but he refused, She filed a complaint against him with the police, and he was arrested, and the Public Prosecution referred him to the Criminal Court, which ruled his conviction.

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