A fraudster who extorted money from pensioners will be tried in Crimea
In Crimea, the prosecutor’s office approved an indictment in a criminal case against a resident of the Simferopol region. He is accused under CC. 2, 3 tbsp. 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (fraud). According to investigators, in March-April 2023, the accused, acting together with another person, the criminal case against whom was separated into separate proceedings, stole money from elderly citizens by providing them with knowingly false information about road traffic accidents committed by their relatives.
The accomplices offered the pensioners to transfer money, allegedly for not prosecuting those responsible for the accident. The accused arrived at the victims’ place of residence and took away the money. In this way, more than 4 million rubles were stolen from 16 residents of the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol.— reported the prosecutor’s office.
The criminal case was sent to the Zheleznodorozhny District Court of Simferopol for consideration on the merits. The property of the accused has been seized. The victims have filed claims for damages caused by the crimes.