A husband has been caught using his wife’s credit card to pay for his girlfriend’s traffic fines after a complaint of credit card hacking.
The wife reported the incident to the police believing that her credit card had been hacked to pay for traffic fines.
Fortunately, there was no hacking. Phew!
Less fortunately, it seems it was her husband using his wife’s card to pay for his girlfriend’s fines. Uh oh!
Even worse, the girlfriend didn’t know the man was married until it was brought to her attention by the police investigation.
“It was a strange case because the wife didn’t know that her husband used her credit card to pay his friend’s traffic fines. The friend didn’t know that he was married and the wife didn’t know that he had a girlfriend,” says Captain Al Shehi, Deputy Director of Cyber-Crime Department at Dubai Police.
The wife was first alerted to the problem when she got a notification from her bank about a credit card transaction. She called the bank to freeze the card before reporting it to Dubai Police.
“We tracked the purchase transaction and identified the woman who used the card,” said the police. “She was summoned to the Cyber-Crime Department for questioning and the surprise was she didn’t know her male friend was married.”
Remember, readers – crime doesn’t pay! And we’re sure that this man will be paying the price of his mistake three times over.
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