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A sales executive, who availed of telecommunication services in a fraudulent way that generated bills totaling Dh596,881, has been sentenced to six months in jail.

Public prosecution records show that the Egyptian executive, 36, forged as many as 198 application forms for SIM cards and 35 other forms for smartphones in the names of various corporations and individuals on documents he faked others’ signatures on.

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The wrongdoings of the executive lasted from January 2015 to September 2016.

The court found him guilty of embezzlement of public funds, intentionally damaging public funds, forgery and use of fake e-documents and unlawfully availing of telecom services.

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