Banking Sector News
Baghdad, Beirut unveil banks scamming network
July 31, 2018
Iraqi Intelligence service and Lebanon’s General Security unveiled a scam network that works on spreading false information about several Lebanese banks, a statement from the Iraqi Intelligence Monday said.
The statement added that the network, whose some of its members were arrested, was discovered in coordination between the Iraqi National Intelligence Service and the General Security.
“The INIS and the General Security were able to discover a scam network whose members spread incorrect and fake news with the aim of blackmailing a number of Lebanese banks claiming that they [the network’s members] own documents that shows them having balances worth millions of dollars in these banks,” the statement said.
It added that these members would then file a law suit against some of these banks noting that Bank Audi was the latest victim to this fraud attempt.
Members of this gang have been arrested and authorities are working hard to detain the others to preserve all efforts made in protecting the economy of the two countries and maintain their mutual distinguished relations (http://shahid-alan.com/archives/11144).