Resident of Penza region transfers almost 1.3 million roubles for services of psychic
Penza, 20 April 2019. PenzaNews. A criminal case into an offence under Part 4, Art. 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation "Swindle" was initiated after a 46-year-old resident of the Kuznetsk area of the Penza region had transferred about 1.3 million roubles for services of a psychic. This was reported by the press service of the regional department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.
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"According to the woman, she saw an announcement of the psychic on a TV channel and responded to it. After a while a stranger called her and introduced herself as an assistant psychic. She said that the interlocutor had a low level of vital energy and promised to improve the situation if the services for removing the curse were paid," the department explained.
The police added that the resident of the Kuznetsk area agreed. At first she took money from her father's savings, and then applied for bank loans.
"The woman transferred the money to bank accounts. After the last transfer the resident understood that she had been deceived," the press-service noted.
Police officers take measures to identify persons involved in the crime.