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A resident of the Penza region gave 650 thousand rubles to scammers

Another victim of telephone scammers was a 41-year-old resident of the city of Zarechny, Penza region. A criminal case has been initiated, the press service of the regional department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia reports.

According to the victim, he allegedly received a phone call from a bank employee. He convinced the interlocutor that the scammers were trying to write off the money. To save the accumulation, it is necessary to withdraw and transfer to another “safe” account. On the instructions of the fraudster, the man withdrew 349 thousand rubles from the card and transferred the money through an ATM to 12 telephone numbers. Then, using a mobile application, he transferred another 310 thousand rubles from his accounts to the details provided by the attacker.

When the citizen realized that he had been deceived, he contacted the police.

IA REGNUM recalls that a 38-year-old resident of Penza believed the attacker and transferred all the funds to him.

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