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Penza citizen lost 58,000 rubles trying to buy outboard motors online

10:58 | 02.04.2015 | Incidents


Penza, 2 April 2015. PenzaNews. A Penza citizen, 43, fell to an online fraudster trying to buy two outboard motors.

“He saw an ad for outboard motors online and called the phone number. An unidentified person on the other end of the line told him he needs to transfer 58,000 rubles for the deal,” the press service of the regional Ministry of Internal Affairs informed PenzaNews agency.

Following the anonymous person’s instructions, the victim transferred the money, but has not received his order, the ministry added.

“The police are identifying the culprits. A criminal case on fraud has been initiated,” the press service elaborated.

According to them, the phone number used by the anonymous person was registered in another city.

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