The Nigerian dating scams target the lonely and vulnerable.The most common comment of victims who think they have found the love of their life is "I can't believe I was so stupid!A spokesman for the group said: 'Jamie denies this latter charge vehemently, restating that his only intention was to avoid spilling a drink.'Tourists who consume alcohol at licensed venues can still be arrested for having alcohol in their system. A number of British nationals have been caught out by this contradictory application of the law.
'The police asked Mr Harron to apologise which he 'gladly did'.
But his accused was 'not mollified' and demanded police arrest him.
'Since Jamie was arrested, I have researched and found that this is more common than any of us think.
'It is unacceptable the FCO actually promotes the UAE to British tourists.'Jamie added: 'The whole thing is like a horrible dream and I just don’t know when it is going to end.
Radha Stirling, who runs Detained in Dubai which is overseeing Mr Harron's case, said the accuser 'was trying to show off his power in front of his friends'.
Mr Harron was at a popular night spot when he says he touched the man on the hip in order to squeeze past him, before finding himself under arrest.He said the experience has left him 'broken emotionally' and facing a £32,000 legal bill, while his father Graham has urged tourists to avoid the city.Jamie Harron, 27, is facing three years behind bars in Dubai for public indecency.'We can't believe that this nightmare has gone on for three months. The problem was made worse when Jamie was sacked from his job amidst the proceedings, forcing him to rack up large credit card debts.Graham also blasted the Foreign & Commonwealth Office for promoting Dubai as a holiday spot to British tourists, and failing to mention the risks faced by visitors.'People have to stop visiting that country,' he said.They decided to move to avoid any aggravation, but Mr Harron had to walk past the man, and as he passed, he placed his hand on the right hand side of the top of the man's hip to ensure that when passing they didn't bump and spill drinks 'in a move familiar to most UK patrons of crowded pubs'.