DUBAI-Barclays presented H.E Major General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina,Chief of Dubai Police, and his team at the General Department of Criminal Investigation with an award recognising the efforts of Dubai Police in combating financial crimes in Dubai.
The Dubai Police force has supported the banks financial crime team on multiple occasions and has been heavily involved in creating the framework to better tackle financial offences which have included serious fraud and money laundering.
The award is a gesture of gratitude to the law enforcement authority for their persistent efforts towards swiftly resolving crimes against the bank and working with the team consistently at all critical times.
Major General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina, Chief of Dubai Police, said: “We are glad to be able to work with Barclays in our fight against financial crime. The advantages of such teamwork are immense and immeasurable. We are thankful for this recognition from Barclays and proud to be working together with private businesses towards a safer business and consumer environment.”
Rezwan Mirza, Managing Director, Head of Corporate Banking, UAE & GCC at Barclays PLC added: “We are proud to be able to cooperate with Dubai Police in the fight against financial crime and humbled to present this award to the Chief of Police and his team. Protecting the security and safety of its employees and customers is a priority for the banking industry. Crimes affecting the banking sector range from robbery to high tech and highly organized fraud operations. Barclays continues to work closely with law enforcement agencies to combat financial crime in the UAE and the region.”
Dubai Police and Barclays continue to work jointly in their fight against financial criminals and the protection of the consumer and the general public.