Caught-on-cam: Men handing out cash for free in Dubai

  • Two men were handing out cash to surprised pedestrians
  • They claimed the money came from an Emirati businessman
  • Dubai police are now looking for the two men in the viral video
Images capture from video by Defend Bahrain vioa Facebook

The Dubai police are now looking for two men who were seen giving away money in exchange for nothing in a video that went viral recently.

The two men, both wearing the traditional Emirati dress kandora, can be seen stopping pedestrians and handing them money.

Image capture from video by Defend Bahrain vioa Facebook

Lucky pedestrians, while surprised with the sudden windfall, appeared to be happy and left the scene smiling. Among those who received the money were drivers, cyclists and cleaners who happened to pass by the area.

The incident reportedly took place in Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) in Dubai; one of the popular tourist spots in the emirate.

Image capture from video by Defend Bahrain vioa Facebook

A brief conversation between the men and one of the lucky recipients revealed the money being distributed supposedly came from an unnamed Emirati businessman

According to Gulf News, the Dubai police are now looking for the two men to investigate them about what really happened.

Image capture from video by Defend Bahrain vioa Facebook

“Police have been studying the video and are carrying out an investigation to identify the men,” said a police source.

The police also believes the two men in the video are of Asian origin.

Well, a lucky day for those who passed by!