Saudi Arabia: A group that cheated the public and withdrew money from bank accounts was arrested
An 11-member group was arrested in Saudi Arabia for deceiving the public and withdrawing money from their bank accounts.
According to the statement of the Saudi Public Prosecution from Riyadh, the accused used to pose as bank officials.
send SMS to the people asking them to restore their accounts.
According to the Saudi Public Prosecution, the accused would tell the public that the account had been closed.
the ATM card had become ineffective.
In this way, they used to gain access to the bank account and withdraw the money by taking the necessary information from the people regarding their account.
The Saudi Public Prosecution has issued a warning after this action, advising Saudi citizens and resident foreigners to be aware of this.
Saudi Public Prosecution further stated that no bank in Saudi Arabia contacts its account holder for private information.