A Dubai-based woman who reported a credit card hacking incident to the police was surprised when she discovered that her husband used her card to pay his girlfriend’s traffic fines. After inquiry when she found out that it was his boyfriend’s wife card she said that she didn’t know the man was married while his wife was unaware he was seeing someone.
Cyber Crime Department was Shocked after the Truth was Found Out
According to Deputy Director of Cyber-Crime Department at Dubai Police, the police received a complaint from a woman about a stranger who used her credit card to pay traffic fines. After investigation, the woman who used the credit card was summoned. It turned out the credit card used to pay the fines belonged to the man’s wife. Read more: Story of UAE woman who woke up after 27 Years from Coma
The Director said,
It was a strange case because the wife didn’t know that her husband used her credit card to pay his girlfriend’s traffic fines. The girlfriend didn’t know that he was married and the wife didn’t know that he had a girlfriend.
The Transaction Alert was a Lifesaver for the Woman
The wife received a notification from the bank about a transaction on her credit card. She called the bank and froze the card before reporting the incident to Dubai Police. At the time, she believed her credit card was stolen. We tracked the purchase transaction and identified the woman who used the card. She was summoned to the Cyber-Crime Department for questioning and the surprise was she didn’t know her male friend was married. Read more: Man tries to sell fake Kaaba Kiswa for Dh.7.8 million
Cyber Crime Department Reported that it’s a Strange and Rare Case
Meanwhile, Director of Cyber-Crime Department at Dubai Police, said that it was a rare case. The problem is from the bank customer who sometimes uses credit cards for purchases through unsecured sites offering products or brands at cheap prices. They put the card details on these sites but don’t know some gangs can hack the system cards and steal the card details and money. Read more: Imam Masjid in UAE sentenced to prison after raping a boy 9 times
Dubai Police has urged community members to stay vigilant and make sure they use only secure sites for their purchases and not reveal any of passwords or code numbers to strangers over the phone. For more information, visit our website frequently and keep reading the good stuff.