Guercif: arrest of seven individuals in a case of organized gang fraud

Guercif: arrest of seven individuals in a case of organized gang fraud
Guercif: arrest of seven individuals in a case of organized gang fraud

Barlamane.com
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15:01 – July 7, 2024

The Guercif judicial police arrested, on Saturday, July 6, seven individuals presumed to be involved in an organized gang scam, in an operation carried out in coordination with the services of the General Directorate of Territorial Security, Barlamane.com learned from security sources.

Aged between 21 and 34, the defendants pretend to be civil servants and managers of banking establishments to obtain the banking data of their victims, under the pretext of allowing them to win cash prizes or obtain social assistance. Which data is then used to extract amounts from their accounts.

Technical research and field investigations led to the identification of the suspects and their arrest in Guercif. Investigators found in their possession nine smartphones, a number of phone chips, a data storage hard drive, in addition to 39 money transfer receipts and a sum of money probably derived from this criminal activity.

The identity check on the national security database showed that one of them is wanted at the national level, within the framework of an arrest warrant issued by the judicial police of Sidi Kacem for his alleged involvement in another fraud case.

The defendants are being held in police custody, at the disposal of the judicial investigation conducted by the competent public prosecutor’s office, with a view to clarifying the ramifications of this case and determining the nature of the crimes with which they are accused.

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