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Cases of fraudulent sale of medical masks registered in Penza

09:41 | 04.03.2020 | Crime


Penza, 4 March 2020. PenzaNews. Penza region police warned residents about a new method of fraud, which is associated with the sale of goods on the Internet.

Cases of fraudulent sale of medical masks registered in Penza

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"A 26-year-old resident of Penza has already suffered from the attackers' actions. On Youla website she came across an advertisement for the sale of disposable medical masks and in the course of correspondence via mobile application with the seller agreed that in order to place an order it was necessary to follow the link and pay for the goods," said the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in Penza region.

The agency added that following instructions of the attacker, the woman had opened the link and entered the details of her bank card in the window that appeared.

"After that, she found out that 41,000 roubles had been written off the account," said the police.

The press service noted that the seller had stopped communicating and removed the ad from the site.

Investigation on the fact is conducted.

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