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  • Forgery in the UAE Workplace: What Are the Consequences of Forged Degree Certificates?

    criminal law

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    May 27, 2024

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    340 views

    Forgery of academic degrees is a serious offence in the UAE, with severe consequences for individuals and employers. Federal Law No. 9/2021 on the Prohibition of the Use of Academic Degrees Issued by Non-Licensed Entities explicitly prohibits using academic degrees issued by non-licensed entities for employment purposes within the UAE, outlining many measures to combat this fraudulent practice.


  • What are the punishments for Forging Documents to Apply for a Bank Loan?

    criminal law

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    November 16, 2021

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    2054 views

    In a recent judgment, the Court of Appeal in the UAE imposed imprisonment of two years along with deportation for a person accused of forging documents submitted to a UAE bank.


  • How to Deal with Signature Forgery?

    criminal law

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    September 19, 2021

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    3637 views

    In a crime of forgery, the intention to commit forgery or to deceive is most important and, in the absence of such intent, the crime may not be constituted.


  • What's the difference between blackmail and extortion?

    criminal law

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    September 08, 2021

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    2234 views

    Extortion’ can be defined as a ‘theft crime’. It involves the use of coercion of some form, either a physical force or a threat of some other type to the person or property, in order to obtain from the victim any money, property, other valuables or services


  • What Is Your Defense Against Charges Of Forgery In UAE?

    criminal law

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    November 12, 2020

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    4023 views

    The crime of forgery generally happens by creating a fake or fraudulent document. However, in the event the individual is unable to create such a forged document, the court may not consider it as a forgery.


  • Fraud

    criminal law

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    October 03, 2014

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    5697 views

    The punishment of fraud is imprisonment or fine. The person convicted of fraud could face anywhere from 1 month to up to 3 years prison sentence.


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