Three East Europeans were arrested red-handed and many forged credit cards were recovered from them, according to Major-General
Al Mazeina said the
They then allegedly called a gang member based in
The gang was very careful about not exceeding the limit of the credit cards and used them only once so as not to raise suspicion.
"Officers entrusted with investigating bank-related crimes patrolled the areas around ATMs suspected to be used by the gang. In coordination with some banks, these officers set up traps in various locations," Al Mazeina said.
The officers spotted one of the suspects near an ATM talking on the phone, while another was spotted monitoring the area.
The officers moved in and arrested the suspects and recovered forged credit cards from them.
He urged bank customers to register their mobile phone numbers with their banks so that they receive SMS notifications about any activities on their credit or ATM cards.
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