The Director of the Department of counteraction to unfair practices of the Bank of Russia Valery Lyakh told about one of the most common methods of extortion scams money from citizens. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
According to him, the criminals focused on people who left the application for a Bank loan. In the event of leakage of such data, the scammers contact potential victims and report approved applications from credit institutions with difficult to pronounce names, which in reality does not exist. Next, they asked their victims to transfer the initial payment to the Bank account, card or phone number for the loan.
On 10 July, in Kemerovo region the police detained the 26-year-old local resident, who under the guise of a banker lied to people in almost 100 cities in Russia. A suspect in a total of 500 thousand visitors a popular website for free ads promising to endorse the loan. Ljubanci caught convicted drug addict, were daily deceived by two or three people.