Dubai authorities warn of scam using UAE central bank’s name

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The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) on July 23 issued a warning about an internet-based advanced fee scam in which victims are contacted by fraudsters claiming to represent the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates.

Letters have been received by members of the public signed by the chairman of the DFSA, Saeb Eigner, and making claims of association with the Central Bank of the UAE, the Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank and the UAE Ministry of Finance.

The correspondence, which is written on

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