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In Krasnoperekopsk, a courier was detained, acting according to the scheme “Your relative got into an accident”

CrimeaPRESS reports:

In Krasnoperekopsk, local pensioners reported cases of fraud to the police. Unidentified persons, posing as law enforcement officers and medical workers, called elderly women and reported that their relatives were responsible for the accident. Under the pretext of “eliminating the consequences of accidents,” the interlocutors demanded that funds be transferred through a courier. The applicants … agreed with the demands and gave the fraudsters a total of 510 thousand rubles.

As a result of operational-search activities, the police identified the courier as soon as possible. It turned out to be a repeatedly convicted 33-year-old resident of the Rostov region. Acting as a courier, the detainee took money from the victims, kept some of it for himself and transferred most of the money through an ATM to the accounts of “employers”. In addition, the involvement of the defendant in other similar crimes in the Republic of Crimea was revealed.— reported in the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Republic of Crimea.

Currently, criminal cases have been initiated against the suspect on the grounds of a crime under Part 2 of Art. 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Fraud committed by a group of persons by prior agreement, as well as causing significant damage to a citizen”). The sanction of the article provides for up to 5 years in prison. The perpetrator has been taken into custody.

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