Interior ministry arrests members of int’l money laundry, fraud network

KUWAIT: Members of an international money laundry and fraud network were arrested by a specialized unit from the Interior Ministry, said a statement yesterday. The ministry’s public relations department said that the arrestees, who held South African and Nigerian passports, lured victims through social media and convinced them to transfer money using different alibis. The public relations department thanked all those who provided valuable information that led to the arrest of the criminals, stressing that citizens should be vigilant and aware that similar networks are still at large and would continue their illicit acts.–KUNA

This article was published on 17/10/2017