7StarsDubai

Dubai UAE News from the Press Property Market Disaster and More

  • August 2009
    M T W T F S S
    « Jul   Sep »
     12
    3456789
    10111213141516
    17181920212223
    24252627282930
    31  
  • Middle East Unrest Update

  • Talk of the Town

    Jo Hopworth on Justice For Natalie – Na…
    Mariam on Criminal Complaint filed in Ge…
    Martin Kraeter on ACI Dubai Funds filed bankrupt…
    Independent Observer on Iranian’s lawsuit reveals roya…
    Rado on DubaiTouristen landen schnell…
    Dubai Citizen on Al Fajer Properties Case…
    Dane on Outlook in concrete- Dubai Wor…
    jamesl fayad on RERA Dubai – Dubai Prope…
    Jacques on Malika Karoum finally arrested…
    James Brown on ACI – Alternative Capita…
    Journalist on Al Fajer Properties-500 Invest…
    ron oakeley on ACI – Alternative Capita…
    Benson Fu on Shahram Zadeh against Al Fajer…
    Monika on RERA – Dubai mulls cance…
    Ali Varahram on Shahram Zadeh against Al Fajer…
  • Top Rated Comments

  • Top Posts

  • RSS Dubai United Arab Emirates Property Real Estate Debt Fraud Developer Investor Court News

    • Criminal Complaint filed against Al Fajer Properties Sheikh Maktoum
      Criminal Complaint filed in Germany against Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Maktoum Juma Al Maktoum CEO of Dubai Developer Al Fajer Properties The Dubai Sheikh who mislead and extort a German Couple  Germany – Dubai 2011 A German elderly couple , today 80 + 50 years old who have been Dubai Tourists since a decade, bought in 2005 an apartment at Nakheel´s Dubai Residen […]
    • UAE: Human Rights Blogger, Sorbonne Lecturer Charged With ‘Humiliating' Officials
      source Human Rights Watch www.hrw.org (Beirut) - The United Arab Emirates attorney general should immediately drop all charges against five pro-democracy activists to halt their trial, Human Rights Watch said today. The charges of "humiliating" top officials relate solely to the defendants' peaceful use of speech to criticize the UAE governmen […]
    • Nakheel Dubai Sunland Case
      June 5, 2011After 21 hearings, Chris O'Donnell, the Australian chief executive of Dubai's major developer, Nakheel, came to the defence of his former colleagues Matthew Joyce and Marcus Lee. Mr Joyce and Mr Lee are accused of profiting from the sale of land that had been earmarked for a colossal high-rise development, which was to include the futur […]
    • Dubai Nakheel CEO decided to leave the company
      Dubai June 7, 2011 Nakheel said on Wednesday that its CEO Chris O'Donnell had left the company "after completing his contract terms". O'Donnell, an Australian who joined the developer in 2006, said he had decided to leave Nakheel following five years spent with the company, the statement added. O'Donnell has overseen a traumatic time […]
    • Owner of Dubai Developer Damac Hussain Sajwani files case against Egypt corruption ruling
      Dubai property developer Damac said on Tuesday it had filed an international arbitration case against Egypt over a land dispute and the conviction of its chairman and owner, Hussain Sajwani.A Cairo court last week sentenced Sajwani in his absence to jail and ordered him to pay a $40.5 million fine in connection with his 2006 purchase of land at Egypt's […]
    • Dubai Palm Jumeriah - Investors plan to take legal action
      Investors in Dubai Palm Jumeirah’s Golden Mile complex will this week serve the developer behind the project with a legal ultimatum to hand over their units or issue them with a refund.Up to ten investors in the luxury complex plan to issue Souq Residences with legal notice in a bid to force a resolution to a dispute that has been ongoing for more than a yea […]
  • Top Rated Posts

    • 470,747 visitors 2010
  • Disclaimer 7 Stars Dubai

    This Website of the Blog 7starsdubai.wordpress.com and 7starsdubai.com content still existing media releases and comments from reputated press and websites only. The content of this Website focus to consumer protection for Investors of the Dubai Property market, the UAE and the Middle East. Press Article from the international Press who report about Fraud in relation with Property Investment and Real Estate Developer Investor Disputes in Dubai and the UAE as well reports from the Press about other criiminal acts and Civil Real Estate cases, Lawsuits before the Court in Dubai, the UAE or other countries. Furtheron we show reports about consumer protection and human rights in the Middle East. Actual Topics about the Unrest in Middle East. The information comprised in this section is not, nor is it held out to be, a solicitation of any person to take any form of investment decision. The content of this site does not constitute advice or a recommendation by us.Communications and should not be relied upon in making (or refraining from making) any decision relating to investments or any other matter. You should consult your own independent financial adviser and obtain professional advice before exercising any investment decisions or choices based on information featured in this Web site. We can not be held liable or responsible in any way for any opinions, suggestions, recommendations or comments made by any of the contributors to the various columns on this Web site nor do opinions of contributors necessarily reflect those of us.In no event shall we be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, direct, special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or damages for lost profits, loss of revenue, or loss of use, arising out of or related to this Web site or the information contained in it, whether such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under statute, in equity, at law or otherwise. Comment Rules: Although the administrators and moderators of 7starsdubai.com will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off this Blog, it is impossible for us to review all comments . All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of this Blog, nor the administrator of this Blog will be held responsible for the content of any message, comment. By agreeing to these rules, you warrant that you will not post any messages that are obscene, vulgar, hateful, threatening, or otherwise violative of any laws. The adminstrator of this Blog reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any comment (message) for any reason This Blog content still existing media releases and comments from websites only. The information comprised in this section is not, nor is it held out to be, a solicitation of any person to take any form of investment decision. The content of this site does not constitute advice or a recommendation by us.Communications and should not be relied upon in making (or refraining from making) any decision relating to investments or any other matter. You should consult your own independent financial adviser and obtain professional advice before exercising any investment decisions or choices based on information featured in this Blog. We can not be held liable or responsible in any way for any opinions, suggestions, recommendations or comments made by any of the contributors to the various columns on this Web site nor do opinions of contributors necessarily reflect those of us.In no event shall we be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, direct, special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or damages for lost profits, loss of revenue, or loss of use, arising out of or related to this Web site or the information contained in it, whether such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under statute, in equity, at law or otherwise. Copyright: The copyright to the text of the blog is held by the author or link as source provided, where applicable. All images displayed are copyright their respective owners and are used either under licence or under the fair use provisions of international copyright law. The information contained in this Web site is for general guidance on matters of interest only. The application and impact of laws can vary widely based on the specific facts involved. Given the changing nature of laws, rules and regulations, and the inherent hazards of electronic communication, there may be delays, omissions or inaccuracies in information contained in this site. Accordingly, the information on this site is provided with the understanding that the authors and publishers are not herein engaged in rendering legal, accounting, tax, or other professional advice and services. As such, it should not be used as a substitute for consultation with professional accounting, tax, legal or other competent advisers. Before making any decision or taking any action, you should consult the administrator of this website. While we have made every attempt to ensure that the information contained in this site has been obtained from reliable sources, 7starsdubai.com is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information. All information in this site is provided "as is", with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy, timeliness or of the results obtained from the use of this information, and without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to warranties of performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In no event will 7starsdubai its related partnerships or corporations, or the partners, agents or employees thereof be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information in this site or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. Certain links in the Web site connect to other sites maintained by third parties that may or may not be presented within a frame on the Web site. 7starsdubai.com has not verified the contents of such third party sites and does not endorse, warrant, promote or recommend any services or products, that may be provided or accessed through them or any person or body which may provide them. 7starsdubai.com has not issued or caused to be issued any advertisements which may appear on these Web sites. We do not review, monitor or endorse any third party web sites linked to Our Site and We are not responsible for the content of any web site linked to Our Site. Your access to any web site that links to Our Site is at your sole risk. We are not responsible for the information, material, products, or services contained on or accessible through such other web sites and will not be liable for any form of loss or damage arising as a result of or in connection with your visits to such web sites. Any links to other web sites are provided merely for the convenience of the users of this Site and the inclusion of these links does not imply an endorsement of the linked web sites or the content therein. In addition, you agree not to link your web site or any other third party web site to Our Site or frame Our Site as part of any other web site without Our express prior written consent. We reserve the right, at any time and for any reason not prohibited by law, to deny permission to anyone to link a web site to, or frame, Our Site. We reserve the right to withdraw Our consent at any time to a link to, or framing of, Our Site at Our sole discretion without notice. Your use of this Site and the operation of these Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws and regulations of and applicable in Germany You agree, acknowledge, and submit to the Court in Germany having non-exclusive jurisdiction over all and any dispute or difference between us arising out of or in connection with this Agreement. Please review these Terms and Conditions carefully before using this Site. Your use of this Site indicates your irrevocable agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions (as may be amended by Us from time to time). If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions please stop accessing and using this Site immediately. Warning: We are aware that several times Cybercriminals mirrowed our Website and posted on several Forums, Website comments by misuse of our email adresses. These Cybercriminals registerd several similar looking Domains and installed several 1:1 mirrowed Websites which look like our Website 7starsdubai. We have already taken the necessary steps by filing criminal complaints against the Individuals behind this Identity theft an Cybercrime, by misusing fraudulently our Blog Identity 7starsdubai. In Search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bling and others you should always take a close view to the links. If this links do not originaly start with www.7starsdubai.com or http://7starsdubai.worpress.com/.... you will end on a faked mirrowed modificated Website. The genral Background of this Cybercriminals is a Stalking and Smear campaign, faking stories for their personal use, to discriminate Persons with the goal to destroy their reputation.
  • RSS ZDF Heute Germany

    • Untitled
    • Das Lkw-Problem: Laut, schmutzig, gefährlich
      ZDFzoom-DokuSommerzeit, Urlaubszeit - und Deutschland kommt dem Verkehrsinfarkt immer näher. Ein wichtiger Grund: Immer mehr Güter werden per Lkw transportiert. Die Folgen für Mensch, Natur und Infrastruktur sind teils fatal.Doku ZDFzoom: Laut, schmutzig, gefährlichVideo Dicke DreckschleudernVideo Pendleralltag: Mühsahl und Verdruss
    • Seehofer will Diesel-Fahrverbote verhindern
      Zusammenarbeit mit HerstellernFahrverbote für Dieselfahrzeuge schweben wie ein Damoklesschwert über der Autoindustrie. Vor allem die Hersteller in Bayern verdienen an den Selbstzündern. Mit MAN, BMW und Audi sucht Seehofer daher den Schulterschluss. Ziel ist es, durch die Nachrüstung Tausender Autos Fahrverbote zu vermeiden.Video Kein Diesel in München?Video […]
    • Gabriel und Lawrow: Streit über Syrien
      Außenminister in RusslandEins haben Außenminister Sigmar Gabriel und sein russischer Amtskollege Sergej Lawrow gemeinsam: Sie sind nicht die diplomatischsten. Beim Thema Syrien kommt es dann auch zum offenen Schlagabtausch. Trotzdem gibt es auch Zeichen der Annäherung.Video Gabriel warnt vor WettrüstenVideo Gabriel zu Angriff in SyrienVideo Gabriel zu Besuch […]
    • Venezuela: Helikopter-Angriff auf Ministerium
      Politische KriseSeit Monaten prägen Massenproteste den Alltag in Venezuela. Jetzt sorgt eine Attacke mit einem gekaperten Polizei-Hubschrauber für Spekulationen: Das Innenministerium soll beschossen, der Oberste Gerichtshof mit Granaten angegriffen worden sein. Präsident Maduro spricht von einem Putschversuch. (Video)
    • Elfmeterheld Bravo bringt Chile ins Finale
      Confed Cup in RusslandNach 120 torlosen Minuten hat Chile das Halbfinale des Confed Cups im Elfmeterschießen für sich entschieden. Zum Helden des Abends wurde Torwart Claudio Bravo, der alle Elfmeter der Portugiesen parierte - und damit den Grundstein zum komfortablen 3:0 legte.
    • Karlsruhe erlaubt G20-Protestcamp
      Gipfel in Hamburg Ein großes Protestcamp von G20-Gegnern in Hamburg darf starten - aber nur in einem durch die Behörden stark beschränkbaren Rahmen. Das Bundesverfassungsgericht hob nach einer Klage der Veranstalter ein generelles Verbot des im Stadtpark geplanten Camps im Eilverfahren auf.Video Sicherheit für G20-GipfelVideo Attac: Von uns geht keine Gewalt […]
    • US-Flüge: Laptops bleiben erlaubt
      Verschärfte AuflagenDie Aufregung um ein mögliches Laptop-Verbot auf US-Flügen war groß. Jetzt können Passagiere aufatmen: Laptops bleiben in der Kabine erlaubt, die Fluggesellschaften müssen dafür aber strengere Sicherheitsmaßnahmen umsetzen.Video Elmar Theveßen zur FlugsicherheitVideo Sicherheit an FlughäfenVideo Schlag gegen Terror
    • BGH bestätigt Freispruch für Arzt
      Göttinger OrganspendeskandalEs war der bislang größte Organspende-Skandal: Ein Göttinger Arzt hatte Wartelisten manipuliert, damit seine Patienten schneller an eine Spenderleber kommen. Die Anklage lautete auf Totschlag: Das Göttinger Landgericht sprach den Mann jedoch frei. Der BGH hat den Freispruch nun bestätigt.Video BGH-Urteil zu OrganspendeVideo Organs […]
    • Ehe für alle: Abstimmung am Freitag im Bundestag
      Rechtsausschuss gibt grünes LichtDas geplante Gesetz zur Ehe für alle hat erste Hürden genommen: Im Rechtsausschuss des Bundestags stimmten SPD, Grüne und Linke für die entsprechende Vorlage - und "konnten sie auch gleich am Freitag auf die Tagesordnung des Plenums setzen", sagt ZDF-Hauptstadt-Korrespondent Leifert.Video Ehe für alle: Abstimmung Fr […]
    • Cyber-Angriffe: "Die wollten absichtlich stören"
      Suche nach dem SinnUnternehmen in aller Welt sind Opfer der zweiten großen Cyber-Attacke innerhalb weniger Wochen geworden. Experten rätseln über die Motive. Auch wenn der Trojaner nach einem Lösegeld verlangt, scheint Geldgier nicht das Motiv zu sein. Ein Experte meint: "Die wollten Sachen absichtlich stören."Video Cyberangriff verursacht ChaosVid […]
    • Aktivisten stoppen Atommüll-Schiff auf Neckar
      Castor-Transport Aus Protest gegen den Castor-Transport auf dem Neckar haben sich Aktivisten von einer Brücke abgeseilt und das Spezialschiff zwischenzeitlich gestoppt. Es transportiert Castoren mit alten Brennelementen von Obrigheim zum Zwischenlager in Neckarwestheim. Es ist der erste Atommüll-Transport auf dem Wasser.Video Castor-Transport zu WasserVideo […]
    • Hillsborough: Polizisten nach 28 Jahren angeklagt
      Größtes Stadionunglück Großbritanniens96 Menschen starben 1989 bei der Stadionkatastrophe von Hillsborough. Die Schuld wurde lange Zeit den Fans zugewiesen - was bereits 2012 durch eine unabhängige Kommission widerlegt wurde. Doch nun hat die Staatsanwaltschaft erstmals Anklage gegen Verantwortliche erhoben - darunter vier Polizisten.
    • 40 Millionen für Beckmann-Gemälde
      ExpressionismusDas Gemälde "Hölle der Vögel" von Max Beckmann hat in London für 40 Millionen Euro seinen Besitzer gewechselt. Das ist laut Auktionshaus Christie's der bisher höchste Preis für ein Werk des deutschen Expressionismus. (Video)
    • Untitled
    • Großbanken meistern Fed-Stresstest
      29.06.17 00:15 | Erstmals haben alle großen Geldhäuser den Stresstest der amerikanischen Notenbank bestanden. Die Kapitalpläne der 34 geprüften Institute seien genehmigt worden, so die Federal Reserve. Für die Banken geht es bei diesen Belastungsproben um Milliarden sie haben nun grünes Licht, in großem Stil Geld in Form von Dividenden oder Aktienrückkäufen […]
    • NATO-Partner der USA erhöhen Verteidigungsausgaben
      28.06.17 23:45 | Die NATO rechnet mit steigenden Verteidigungsausgaben in Europa und Kanada. Nach jüngsten Schätzungen aus der Bündniszentrale werden die europäischen Alliierten und der Nachbar der USA 2017 rund 10,6 Milliarden Euro mehr für ihr Militär ausgeben als im Vorjahr. Dies entspricht einem Plus von 4,3 Prozent. Es sei das dritte Jahr in Folge mit F […]
    • Venezuela: Hubschrauber wirft Granaten auf Oberstes Gericht ab
      28.06.17 23:12 | In Venezuela hat nach Angaben von Präsident Nicolas Maduro ein Polizeihubschrauber bei einem "terroristischen Angriff" zwei Granaten auf das Oberste Gericht des Landes abgeworfen. Um die Ordnung wieder herzustellen, habe er die gesamten Streitkräfte mobilisiert, sagte Maduro in einer aus dem Präsidentenpalast Miraflores übertragene […]
    • Bravo! Chile im Confed-Cup-Finale
      28.06.17 22:41 | Chile hat bei seiner ersten Teilnahme das Finale des Confed Cups erreicht. Nach 120 torlosen Minuten setzte sich La Roja gegen Portugal 3:0 im Elfmeterschießen durch. Keeper Claudio Bravo hielt alle drei Elfmeter der Portugiesen. Im Endspiel am Sonntag wartet der Sieger zwischen Deutschland und Mexiko (live im ZDF ab 19:30 Uhr). Nach rasante […]
    • Laptops bleiben auf US-Flügen erlaubt - schärfere Auflagen
      28.06.17 22:16 | Laptops und Tablets bleiben auf Flügen in die USA erlaubt, wenn die Fluggesellschaften schärfere Sicherheitsvorschriften des US-Ministeriums für Heimatschutz (DHS) umsetzen. Diese neue Regelung verkündete Heimatschutzminister John Kelly in Washington. Man erwarte von Fluggesellschaften und Flughäfen, die Sicherheitsmaßnahmen für Passagiere u […]

Herve Jaubert fled Dubai dressed as a woman

Posted by 7starsdubai on August 18, 2009


source Arabian Business

A former French special agent who worked for Dubai World has spoken of his anger at being convicted in absence of defrauding the company out of millions of dirhams – a charge he strongly denies.

Herve Jaubert told Arabian Business of a carefully planned escape from Dubai aboard a rubber dingy and dressed in a burqa to evade police using skills he developed as a spy.

The former French naval officer, who is now living in the United States, said he is not worried about being tracked down to face his five-year prison sentence because he can prove his innocence.

“I deny everything,” he told Arabian Business during a telephone interview. “When I saw that I was convicted in absentia I was totally outraged.  But no matter what the truth is going to come out eventually.”

One way he hopes to be able to do this is through his book outlining the story of his escape, which is due to be published in October.

Jaubert told Arabian Business he decided to flee the country last year after his passport was confiscated by police and he was fired by Dubai World.

“In Dubai, if you don’t have a passport and you don’t have a job you cannot survive,” he said. “I found myself in this situation. So instead of fighting it, I told the auditors I would pay them back. I did not sign anything, but I played the game.”

Meanwhile he was planning his escape. Jaubert sent his wife and children back to Florida where they had all been living before moving to Dubai in 2004, and once they were gone he went into hiding.

“Once I was alone in Dubai then I turned to what I used to do before as an intelligence officer.

“A friend would rent a room for me in a hotel with his passport so my details would never show up. I would stay in the hotel for three days and then change.

“I bought a sail boat, and then I bought a rubber dingy and I escaped on the dingy. When I was a secret agent for my country I used to do that – go in and out of countries on a rubber dingy – because no one pays attention to a rubber dingy.”

Jaubert left from a beach in Fujairah early one morning after sabotaging the only coast guard boat in the area to make sure no one could follow him.

He spent six hours aboard the rubber dingy before meeting his friend, who had sailed his boat into international waters, and the pair headed to India on a journey that took eight days.

“I’m a naval officer, so at that point I knew what I was doing,” he said.

“When I was a secret agent I was a ghost, but here it was different, I was not a ghost anymore. I decided to disguise myself as a woman and then I became a ghost.

“When you are covered from head-to-toe in an abaya and veil nobody talks to you, nobody looks at you. Wearing the abaya nobody bothered me, it’s like I never existed.

“That’s the best disguise you can find because even a police officer can not talk to you.”

Jaubert was sentenced to five years in jail and fined AED14m by Dubai Criminal Court at a hearing in June at which he was not present.

The court was told that Jaubert’s company, Seahorse Submarines, had bought equipment worth AED11.8m for Exomos, the submarine division of Dubai World, but that it did not all arrive.

Jaubert had a contract with Dubai World to build two submarines, but prosecutors told the court that when the vessels were delivered they were incomplete and faulty. He wrote to Dubai World and agreed to settle the matter by paying an initial AED3m, but he fled the country before handing over any money.

My book is going to come out and people are going to know the true story and then I will put it behind me,” Jaubert said.

He is even confident that readers in Dubai will be able to get a copy.

“There’s no way this book is going to be available in Dubai in the open, but I’ve found a way. There will be some tricks, if you want. The book will be disguised. If you order the book you might receive a book on flowers or furniture, but it’s just a cover,” he said.

Advertisements

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

 
%d bloggers like this: