Algeria – The Security Forces of the wilaya of Tizi-Ouzou arrested an individual for a visa scam.
"In the framework of an investigation opened for fraud, the Police Forces of the Investigation and Intervention Brigade, under the Wilaya Service of the Judiciary Police – Security of Wilaya de Tizi-Ouzou, undertook investigations that led to the identification of the author, aged 47, living in the Municipality of Tizi-Ouzou ", said in a statement the Security of Tizi-Ouzou.
The alleged scammer promised, according to the same communiqué, to citizens obtaining visas in exchange for sums of money. Threatened by those he cheated, the mis en cause simulated his own kidnapping before being discovered.
Presented yesterday, Tuesday, November 6, in front of the Prosecutor of the Republic near the court of Tizi-Ouzou, this alleged scammer was placed in custody.