7 expats got arrested in Qatar
The security agencies in the country arrested a gang of seven Asians, for fraud with citizens, residents and visitors of the country.
The gang had seized large sums of money from a number of victims after misleading them that they have a treasure of gold with antique gold coins and they wanted to sell them.
They also deceived many victims by selling them expensive smart phones on half price, robbing their money and fleeing from the crime scene.
Brig. Jamal Al Kaabi, Director of Criminal Investigation Department said that the CID received information that anonymous persons fraudulently had taken a number of citizens and residents and robbed their money after misleading them of possessing a quantity of gold they wanted to disburse and sell at a cheap price.
He added that recently there have been reported cases of fraud on the elderly people and women, both citizens and residents, as the perpetrators targeted owners of cars in public places and made them believe that they have a treasure of gold coins found in one of the abandoned buildings which estimated more than Million Qatari Riyals.
They claimed that they cannot sell or use them up and then the treasure was presented to the victims.