Mohammed Fadel Al Shamsi, director of investigation at the Airport Police, said: "Most of those arrested at the airport last year were involved in bounced cheque
Writing a bounced cheque
remains a criminal offence for the majority of the UAE's residents.
We disagree with the bounced cheque
regulations which result in police action.
The haul emerges as the bank prepare to increase the penalty for a bounced cheque
by pounds 5 to pounds 35.
The average bounced cheque
now costs around pounds 32.
The Qatari lodged a criminal case against the Emirati, who has been sentenced to six months in jail by the Dubai Court of Misdemeanour because of the bounced cheque
cases which result from business dealings, leasing contracts, credit cards or real estate and contracting project deals worth millions of dirhams, constitute a huge workload for criminal courts which handle these cases on a daily basis.
You are considered a poster boy of bounced cheque
The Bank of Scotland's charge for a bounced cheque
is now joint highest of the big high street banks.
The total amount is Dh50 million, the biggest bounced cheque
is worth Dh34 million and the case was lodged at Bur Dubai police station, where he was brought in on August 23.
The customer would sign the blank cheque not having any idea about the amount the bank would decide to write in it at the point of default, and not aware that it may well have the same effect as a bounced cheque
which could land him in legal trouble and in jail, he says.
The company earlier said that it is planning to increase overdraft fees from USD35 per bounced cheque
Media reports have emerged in the last two days claiming that Haye was stopped at Dubai International Airport over a bounced cheque
and that his passport was confiscated.
He added that the ramifications of a bounced cheque
can be huge for individuals and their families.
Summary: A Public Prosecution employee has been given a suspended one-year prison term for embezzling Dh48,000 worth of fine he had collected from an accused in a bounced cheque