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Up to Dh750,000 fine in UAE for forgery of electronic documents


DUBAI  – The UAE Public Prosecution reiterated that forging electronic documents is a crime in the UAE punishable with a fine of up to Dh750,000.

On Monday (November 23), the Public Prosecution said that those caught forging electronic government documents will face a jail term and a fine ranging from Dh150,000 to Dh750,000.

The Prosecution also said the crime carries a prison sentence and a fine of between Dh100,000 and Dh350,000 for those who forge other official documents.

Those who use fake electronic documents despite knowing their origin shall also be penalized under the UAE law. ICA/Expat Media

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