African Gang Nabbed in Counterfeit Currency Sting

African Gang Nabbed in Counterfeit Currency Sting

KUWAIT CITY, June 9: In a significant breakthrough, the General Directorate of Criminal Investigation’s Department for Combating Counterfeiting and Counterfeiting Crimes successfully apprehended a gang of African nationals. The arrest comes as a result of intensified search and investigation operations targeting criminal elements engaged in fraudulent activities.

The gang stands accused of perpetrating a sophisticated scheme involving the counterfeiting of banknotes and deceiving unsuspecting individuals into exchanging them for amounts below their official value. Specifically, they manipulated cash currencies such as the dollar, exploiting the trust of their victims for personal gain.

During the operation, authorities seized a substantial quantity of counterfeit banknotes, along with mobile phones believed to have been instrumental in facilitating their illicit activities. These crucial pieces of evidence were confiscated and presented to the competent authorities for further legal proceedings.

The crackdown underscores the unwavering commitment of the criminal security sector to combatting financial crimes and protecting the integrity of the monetary system. By dismantling such criminal networks, law enforcement agencies aim to safeguard the public from falling victim to fraudulent schemes and uphold the rule of law.

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