Egyptian fashion blogger arrested for defrauding 16 people

Ahram Online , Monday 12 Dec 2022

Egypt's security forces arrested a well-known fashion and travel blogger on Sunday for allegedly defrauding and collecting money from people using a social media account, the Ministry of Interior said on Monday.

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Sixteen people reported that the blogger, her husband, along with her sister-in-law and her husband, took money a total of over EGP 1 million  to invest in the companies they allegedly own, the interior ministry said.

The complainers told the police they did not receive any profits nor redeemed the amount they had originally investment.

The blogger, whose name the interior ministry withheld, had been promoting the companies that operate in various fields, such as cars, real estate, and security brokerage on a social media account.  

Security forces arrested three suspects.

The blogger's husband remains at large.

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