UAE: Cybercriminal arrested for trying to embezzle Dh2.8 million in phishing scam

Afkar Ali Ahmed reports:

The Sharjah Police have arrested a 32-year-old man who tried to embezzle Dh2.8 million after hacking an advertisement company’s bank account. The Asian suspect committed the cyber fraud through phishing, the police said.

Lt.-Col. Muhammad bin Haider, acting head of the Buhaira Comprehensive Police Station, said the suspect was arrested within eight hours of the complaint being filed.

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