Conmen arrested by Sharjah CID

The gang of four allegedly went into targeted stores and took unpaid items after convincing staff they had paid for them.

A gang accused of fraud has been arrested by Sharjah CID.

The four men allegedly collected unpaid items from stores after convincing staff they had paid for them. They are also accused of stealing cash from the shops.

They were caught after being stopped by officers who were suspicious of their erratic driving. After conducting background checks, police linked the suspects to the thefts, which had been reported by store owners.

The men confessed, say police, and their case has been referred to public prosecution.

tzriqat@thenational.ae

Published: December 23, 2014 04:00 AM

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