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Resident of Penza loses 40,000 roubles due to fraud

15:20 | 30.06.2019 | Crime


Penza, 30 June 2019. PenzaNews. A resident of Penza, a woman born in 1959, lost 40,000 roubles as a result of fraud with a credit card.

Resident of Penza loses 40,000 roubles due to fraud

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"The victim received a phone call from a woman who introduced herself as an employee of a bank. She said that the woman had bonuses on a credit card, which could be transferred to money. Under this pretext the fraudster asked the victim to dictate bank details and codes from messages," the press-service of the regional department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia told PenzaNews.

The department noted that the pensioner had provided the required information, after which the money was written off.

"Investigation on the fact is conducted," the department added.

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