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A fraudster who deceived two women was detained in Taganrog

In Taganrog, police officers detained a young man suspected of fraud, the press service of the regional Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reports.

A 59-year-old local resident contacted the police. The woman told police that an unknown person called her. The man reported that her daughter was in an accident, hitting a person. The stranger also told the pensioner that the girl faces criminal liability, but the problem can be solved. To do this, a large sum is needed to resolve the issue with the victim, but the money must be transferred as soon as possible. The woman, without hesitation, collected all her savings in the amount of 105,000 rubles. After which the attacker told the pensioner that a courier would soon arrive to collect the funds.

  • I handed over the required amount to the young man, and then he left,” said the Taganrozhenka woman.

During a series of operational search activities, police detained a 23-year-old resident of the Krasnodar Territory, who had previously been convicted of similar crimes. The defendant said that he came to Taganrog to study and he needed money. In one of the messengers he saw an advertisement about “easy money” and decided to contact the employer. The young man was offered to work as a “courier” and he agreed.

Investigators established that another 74-year-old woman suffered at the hands of the attacker. The total amount of damage caused to the victims was about 225,000 rubles. Now a criminal case has been opened against the defendant and a written undertaking not to leave the place has been taken.

Photo: RO City Police Department

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