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Beware of fraudsters while banking: ROP

April 19, 2022

Muscat – The Royal Oman Police (ROP) has warned people against opening bank accounts and allowing unknown people to use them after detecting operations carried out by fraudsters from outside of Oman.

In a statement, ROP said, ‘the Directorate General of Inquiries and Criminal Investigations has detected operations carried out by fraudsters from outside of Oman, including providing financial assistance and asking their victims to open bank accounts, send their bank and personal data, and then use those accounts in suspicious operations.’

ROP said that citizens and residents should not to fall prey into this type of fraud in order to avoid legal accountability. ROP requested people to beware of fraudulent methods promoted through social media and to report immediately via the hotline 80077444 when exposed to any of these criminal methods.

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