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Expat fined Dh50,000 for selling his internet connection in UAE

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He had illegally established a booster to proportion his WiFi.
An Asian expat has been fined Dh50,000 for selling his WiFi connection to his neighbours, the Umm Al Quwain Misdemeanour Court has ruled.

Court facts showed that the man illegally installed a booster for his Internet connection, so he can provide a paid WiFi service to a few residents inside the building wherein he lived.

This practice is towards the law, as said in Federal Decree No 3/2003, amended through Federal Decree No 5/2008.

The defendant became caught in December last year, following a grievance filed by an anti-fraud coordinator of a telecommunications carrier provider in the country.

He become referred to the general public prosecution after which to the court docket, wherein he admitted to the crime.

The courtroom discovered him responsible and ordered him to pay the hefty fine, plus court docket charges.