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In Serdobsk pensioner loses almost 350,000 rubles believing friend on social network

17:20 | 22.05.2017 | Crime

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Penza, 22 May 2017. PenzaNews. A 66-year-old resident of the Serdobsk area of the Penza region lost 342,000 rubles having become a victim of fraud on the social network "Odnoklassniki".

In Serdobsk pensioner loses almost 350,000 rubles believing friend on social network

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"The woman received a message from a friend's profile with a suggestion to get bonuses from a reputable bank in order to receive in future 'bonus money'," the press service of the regional department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs told PenzaNews.

The department explained that the woman sent the criminal a bankcard number and a confirmation code. Later, she discovered that a large amount of money was withdrawn from her account.

"Police officers take measures in order to identify persons involved in the crime," the press service added.

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