Dubai customs bust credit card racket

March 1st, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS  

Dubai, Feb 28 (IANS/WAM) Dubai customs have arrested two people who were travelling with 51 counterfeit creadit cards worth AED 1 million ($270,000).The counterfeit cards were recovered Sunday from an Asian passenger who intended to smuggle them for use in the UAE market, Ali Almaghwai, Senior Manager of Airport Passenger Operation Department, said.

The credit cards were issued in different names and were hidden in one of the passengers’ bags. The second passenger was carrying a forged passport.

–IANS/WAM
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