Dubai Police issues alert against scam of telephone calls from outside country

The Media Bureau of Dubai Police's Al Ameen Service has warned the public to be wary of scam telephone calls from unknown places outside the country.

It advised the public to be aware of such calls and to never divulge personal information like the name, age or financial details to unknown callers.

It added that the warning also applies to the users of social media sites, emails or any other smart services.

The bureau urged people who receive unknown calls asking for their details to communicate with Al Ameen service on the toll free number (00971) 8004888, or by sending a fax to the same number, or by sending an e-mail on, or by sending an SMS on 4444, in addition to the website and through social media sites and apps.

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