"The normal risks for an investor are multiplied in the UAE because success itself can be risky when either local partners or, as in Mr. Boulahdid’s case, unscrupulous government authorities seek to take control of a profitable company by fabricating criminal complaints against a foreign investor. "
"We have expat clients from all around the world who have experienced this in the UAE with total financial losses in the hundreds of millions of pounds." Radha Stirling, CEO and founder of Detained in Dubai
French national Reda Boulahdid stands falsely accused of fraud in the UAE. He is but the latest victim of a state that increasingly attacks the rights of non-UAE-nationals with impunity.