In the Khmelnitsky region detained a gang of phone scammers

В Хмельницкой области задержали банду телефонных аферистов

In the Khmelnitsky region detained a gang of telephone scams

Three men and two women aged 20-25 years have traveled to Ukraine and fraudulent scheme “your son is in the police” lured pensioners money.

Khmelnytskyi region the police detained five residents of Sumy region, suspected of fraud associated with cheating on the phone. This reports the press service of the police region.

Established that three men and two women aged 20-25 years have traveled to Ukraine and fraudulent scheme “your son is in the police” defraud the elderly money.

For example, 92-year-old khmelnychanka gave to swindlers of 15 thousand hryvnia. As the victim tells, her landline phone rang and a stranger, posing as her son, said that he was in an accident and he urgently needed money. Then a man came who introduced himself as a friend of the son, and took the money.

Another 81-year-old resident of the regional center hearing into the phone that his son was in the police Department and faces criminal liability gave cyber criminals 10 thousand hryvnia.

As a rule, one of the members of the criminal group called pensioners, but someone else under the guise of a friend or an acquaintance of a relative in distress, came to the old home and took the money.

On the facts of the crime open criminal proceedings under part 1 of article 190 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (fraud). The investigation is being conducted.

The police also established the involvement of suspects in similar offences in other regions of Ukraine, therefore, appeal to all who were in a similar situation please contact the nearest police station and report it.

Earlier in Kiev police detained the man, who along with an accomplice deceived three retired almost half a million hryvnias.

And in Zaporozhye the crooks went “to confiscate the property for needs of army”.

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