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Bahraini man arrested for embezzlement

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A Bahraini man has been sentenced to five years in prison for embezzling half a million Bahraini dinars from customers claiming that he was a consultant in a public entity, the High Criminal Court announced.

The suspect deceived his victims, mostly women, by claiming that he was well-connected and could employ them in the public sector or invest their money.

Investigators found that the man transferred BD85,000 to a destination abroad.

The man, a retiree, denied the accusation that he conned his victims. He told investigators that he took several loans.

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He also claimed that he was working as a car broker. The court fined him BD20,000 and ordered the confiscation of cash and assets worth BD85,000.

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