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Bank employee jailed five years for embezzling 100,000 dinars

The accused seized the amount by deceiving the victim into believing it would be invested in a deposit and exploited his lack of knowledge of the Arabic language.

  • The Public Prosecution charged the Kuwaiti citizen with forging bank papers, an account statement, and transaction documents to issue a 100,000-dinar check.

  • The accused persuaded the Iranian national to invest and earn monthly profits in a deposit, having him sign papers, including a check to the accused for the mentioned amount.

Under the leadership of Counselor Nasr Salem Al-Heid, the Court of Appeal sentenced a citizen, employed at a bank, to five years in prison for embezzling 100,000 dinars from an expatriate’s account.

The Public Prosecution charged the accused, an employee at a bank, with forging bank papers, an account statement, and transaction documents to issue a 100,000-dinar check.

He seized the amount by deceiving the victim into believing it would be invested in a deposit. The accused exploited the victim’s lack of knowledge of the Arabic language, as the victim was Iranian.

He persuaded him to invest and earn monthly profits in a deposit, having him sign papers, including a check to the accused for the mentioned amount.

The bank’s cameras, the testimony of the victim’s witnesses, and the police investigations all proved the accused committed the accusations against him. The Criminal Court sentenced him to five years in prison, a ruling upheld by the Court of Appeal after considering the defense’s arguments and confirming the validity of the appealed ruling.



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