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[ISN] Gang arrested for hacking Dubai exchange companies' accounts



http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/crime/gang-arrested-for-hacking-dubai-exchange-companies-accounts-1.1153543

By Bassma Al Jandaly
Senior Reporter
GulfNews.com
March 3, 2013

Dubai: The Dubai Police have arrested a cyber crime gang who were able to transfer more than Dh7 million from exchange companies in Dubai, a senior official from Dubai Police said.

Major General Khamis Matter Al Mazeina, acting chief of Dubai Police, said on Sunday that a gang of Asians and Africans work with hackers in order to enter different websites and systems of different companies here in Dubai in order to transfer money inside and outside the country.

âCheques worth more than Dh6 billion have been found with the gang after their arrest,â he said.

He said the gang was able to transfer more than Dh7 million from exchange companies in Dubai to their own accounts.

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