UAE: Dh500,000 fine for fake online charity cases

The Dubai Police have warned residents about fake online fundraisers and charity cases publicised on social media amid Covid-19.

The police warned that some cyber criminals have been collecting donations for fraudulent campaigns.

The police also announced that fundraisers organised online must obtain approval from the authorities concerned.

Anyone found guilty of managing a website and other IT or electronic means to promote the collection of donations without a permit will be fined between Dh250,000 and Dh500,000 and/or imprisonment.


Khaleej Times

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