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22 April 2024

Man pays traffic fines with stolen credit card

By Staff

Abu Dhabi police arrested an Arab man accused of using a stolen credit card to pay traffic fines online, newspapers said on Wednesday.

The man confessed that he paid traffic fines for many drivers in return for a 10-15 per cent commission with the help of a friend who resides outside the UAE.

He said his friend used stolen visa cards while he supplied information on traffic fines by drivers, who paid the commission plus 60 per cent of the fine.

The defendant said he was remitting part of the profits to his friend.