Dubai: A girl who was looking for to hire a flat in Dubai has been scammed of Dh 7,250 by two males who gave her a faux tenancy contract.
The Dubai Court docket of First Occasion heard that the 31-year-old Filipina noticed a publish on Fb in April about an condominium for hire with a cell quantity. She gave the deposit they usually handed her a tenancy contract.
However later she found it was solid. “I referred to as the quantity and one of many defendants requested me to return and see the condominium within the Oud Al Muteena space. I met the 2 defendants who took me to the condominium earlier than I handed them the Dh250 registration charges,” the girl stated in official information.
After three days, she gave them Dh7,000 in return for a tenancy contract and the pair even gave her receipts.
Nevertheless, she later realised she was duped and lodged a criticism with the Al Muraqabbat police station. “I couldn’t attain the duo as that they had switched off their cell phones.”
Dubai Police arrested the 2 Pakistani males, aged 24 and 21. Exhibiting curiosity in renting the condominium, that they had gained entry to the place by the constructing watchman and brought photos of the unit which they later posted on Fb.
The watchman thought the girl was a relative of the 2 males once they introduced her to test the condominium.
Dubai Public Prosecution charged the pair with forging official paperwork, utilizing it and illegally acquiring Dh7,250 from the sufferer.
The subsequent listening to within the case is scheduled for June 29.