7 Asians arrested for defrauding people Apr 16, 2018 0 1512 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaThe security agencies have busted a gang of seven Asians who were defrauding people with the promise of antique treasure of gold coins. They also duped many by selling them expensive smart phones at half the price. Brig Jamal al Kaabi, Director of Criminal Investigation Department (CID), said the CID received information that some people defrauded a number of citizens and residents by this modus operandi. They had claimed that they possessed a good quantity of gold which they wanted to sell at a cheap rate. The gang had collected a large sum of money from their victims after misleading them that they have a treasure of gold and antique coins which they wanted to sell, he added. The perpetrators targeted owners of cars in public places and convinced them that they have a treasure of gold coins worth over QR1 million which they found in one of the abandoned buildings. They claimed that they cannot sell or use them legally and offered to sell them to the victims at cheaper prices. He said investigations have revealed that the gang has seven members, all of them Asians. On the basis of that information, the arrests were made. All of them confessed to the crime.Lt Col Majid Sharida al Rumaihi, head of the Capital Security Investigation Section, has urged citizens and residents not to deal with such gang and follow legal procedures while buying and selling gold through approved shops.He advised not to buy devices except from known and reliable sources, and to inform the security authorities of such persons in order to ensure the safety of citizens and residents. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Emir to open Qatar National Library today Apr 16, 2018 0 2321 Fun time as Qatar's largest open-air amusement park opens Apr 16, 2018 0 1467 Inspectors of Family Affairs Department get judicial seizure power Apr 16, 2018 0 1827 Committees formed for secondary certificate exams Doha The Student Assessment Office at the Evaluation Institute of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education has announced the formation of the general secondary Certificate Examination committees for the end of .. US troops to stay in Syria until goals achieved: Haley Washington The US will not pull its troops out of Syria until Washington's goals are accomplished, Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, said."[It is our goal] to see American troops come home, but we are not going .. QDB launches SME tool kit to support local entrepreneurs Doha Envisioning to empower SMEs to harness growth, Qatar Development Bank (QDB) launched the first of its kind SME Toolkit: Policies and Procedures Guidelines for SMEs owners on Sunday. The SME tool kit, which is .. Qatar participates in 29th Arab Summit in Dhahran QNA Dhahran The 29th Arab Summit concluded on Sunday in Dhahran after discussing means of enhancing joint Arab action and addressing challenges and threats facing the Arab region. Qatar took part in the summit with a .. Qatar-US Economic Forum to kick off in Charleston today QNA Charleston The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) will hold the Qatar-US Economic Forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Monday. The forum is part of Qatar's ongoing economic tour in the US, which includes ..