Tetouan: Scammer arrested who passed himself off for police officer

The man was the subject of as much as 12 national arrest warrants.

The con artist, 30 years old, was arrested Wednesday evening in a cafe in Martil. He was in the possession of a sum of money and two walkie-talkies, with which he did his victims believe he police officer was, reported the Directorate-General for the national Security (DGSN) by means of a statement.

In the statement was that the man chose his victims between employees in the medical sector and private schools, to which he presented as a police officer and then their cell phones and to steal money.

The man was already the subject of no less than twelve national arrest warrants for his involvement in similar criminal matters in different cities of the Kingdom, including five in Tetouan.

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