Tetouan: Four people arrested for fraud and theft (DGSN)

Tetouan: Four people arrested for fraud and theft (DGSN)

Rabat – Elements of the prefectural service of the Tetouan judicial police arrested on Tuesday four people aged between 19 and 46, including a woman, for their alleged involvement in a case of fraud and theft against an employee of a foreign exchange agency.

Two of the defendants appeared in front of an employee of an exchange agency in the city on Monday, claiming to want to transfer a sum of money in foreign currency, before getting their hands on an amount of 15,000 euros and fleeing on board of a car bearing a false license plate, indicates the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN).

The investigations and research carried out by the elements of the national security immediately informed allowed the identification and the arrest, in a short time, of the two implicated and the recovery of a large part of the amount of stolen money, specifies the DGSN in a press release, adding that it was then proceeded to the arrest of the third accused, who held part of the loot and of a fourth suspect, accused of having changed the license plates of the car used in this criminal act for part of the stolen money.

Three of the defendants were taken into police custody, while the fourth (a woman) was subjected to a judicial investigation carried out under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor’s office in order to clarify the circumstances of this criminal activity.

Last modified: May 12, 2021

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