Bank client tricked out of over 100,000 rubles in Kuznetsk
Penza, 24 February 2017. PenzaNews. A trustful pensioner from Kuznetk of the Penza region lost over 100,000 rubles having given a fraudster access to her bank account.
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"The woman posted a notice about selling a garage on the website Avito.ru. After some time, an unknown person called her and claimed the desire to buy the property. Under the pretext of transferring the prepayment, the criminal asked the woman to provide her bank card details. Subsequently, the stranger called again. He explained that he transferred 100,000 rubles by mistake and asked to transfer 90,000 rubles back. Following the instructions of the criminal, the pensioner visited the bank office, told the interlocutor all confirmation codes and did not talk to him anymore," the press service of the regional department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs told PenzaNews.
The department added that after that the Kuznetsk resident discovered the loss of 109,000 rubles.
"Investigation is conducted on this fact. Police officers take measures in order to identify the persons involved in the crime," the press service said.