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Pensioner from Kuznetsk loses over 40,000 roubles when selling diapers

14:19 | 21.10.2017 | Crime

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Kuznetsk, 21 October 2017. PenzaNews. A 72-year-old resident of Kuznetsk of the Penza region lost 42,000 roubles trying to sell diapers over the Internet.

Pensioner from Kuznetsk loses over 40,000 roubles when selling diapers

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"She placed an advertisement on the Avito.ru website. After a while, an unknown called the pensioner. He said he was ready to buy the goods. Under the pretext of transferring the prepayment he asked the woman to go to the nearest ATM and to carry out a number of operations," the press service of the regional department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia told PenzaNews.

The department noted that after the woman carried out all specified actions she found out that the money had disappeared from the account.

"Investigation on the fact is conducted. Police officers take measures to identify persons involved in the crime," the department added.

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