Saudi Interior Ministry warns of social media fraud campaign

Saudi Interior Ministry warns of social media fraud campaign
Saudi Interior Ministry warns of social media fraud campaign.
Updated 16 June 2017

Saudi Interior Ministry warns of social media fraud campaign

Saudi Interior Ministry warns of social media fraud campaign

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior has warned social media users to be aware of a fraudulent online campaign in which users are being asked for money by people who claim to be assisting displaced Syrian families.

According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) Director General of the Department of Public Relations and Media at the Ministry of Interior, Major General Dr. Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Maraoul, said that the ministry has received reports that some Saudis have conned by individuals in neighboring countries who are seeking to raise funds.

The director general stated that when Saudis are subjected to fraudulent operations, they must visit the Saudi embassy in their country of residence in order to begin the official procedure of dealing with the wrongdoing.


Najran governor cites programs benefiting people with disabilities

Updated 26 min 46 sec ago

Najran governor cites programs benefiting people with disabilities

Najran governor cites programs benefiting people with disabilities

NAJRAN: Thursday was the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and Najran Gov. Prince Jalawi bin Abdul Aziz took the opportunity to stress that Saudi Arabia’s leadership focuses on all segments of society.

Prince Jalawi was speaking during a meeting in his office with the head of the Najran Literary Club Saeed Al-Mardamah and disabled author Mahdi Al-Mutlaq, who presented the prince with a copy of his latest novel.

Prince Jalawi lauded Al-Mutlaq’s participation in literary and cultural events as an active member of the Saudi society.

He also expressed his support for the plan to hold an art exhibition for blind people from around the Kingdom in Najran.