The suspects targeted people wanting to sell their cars on online platforms.
Rabat – Judiciary police in Tangier arrested three men, on Monday, October 14, on suspicion of involvement in an online scamming network.
Police have charged the suspects with participation in a criminal organization, online scamming, and issuance of insufficient funds cheques, according to a press release from Morocco’s General Directorate of National Security (DGSN).
The suspects are aged between 34 and 63 years. The three men mainly targeted Moroccans who put their cars for sale on online platforms. The alleged scammers contacted car sellers under false identities and bought their cars using invalid cheques.
— DGSN MAROC (@DGSN_MAROC) October 15, 2019
The three suspects were subject to a national arrest warrant for fraud and issuance of invalid cheques.
Once the DGSN finish their investigation into the case, the suspects will appear in court.