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Elderly woman in Kuznetsk loses 12,000 rubles to pipeline replacement fraud

11:45 | 12.09.2015 | Incidents


Penza, 12 September 2015. PenzaNews. A resident of Kuznetsk city of the Penza region, 77, fell to a fraud after a woman and two men who introduced themselves as workers of the pipeline service promised her to replace the water pipes.

The three people who came to the elderly woman’s home asked 12,000 rubles for their services, and then ran away with the money, the press services of the Penza region Ministry of the Interior department informed PenzaNews agency.

“An investigation of the incident is underway. The police are establishing the identities of the culprits,” the officials reported.

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