In Kuzbass a scammer trying to sell the car to multiple buyers at the same time : Crime news : Vladim

News 9 February, 2018

In the Kuzbass arrested a swindler, who no less than 7 times trying to sell the car to multiple buyers at the same time. About it reports the local Directorate of the interior Ministry.


The offender has been previously convicted 27-year-old resident of the city of Belovo. On the popular online trading site he placed ads to sell a car at a low price. Those who responded to the ad, the scammer reported that the buyer has already been found, but the Deposit required the caller to correct the situation. When the buyers were transferred to the “buyer” 3-5 thousand rubles, he disappeared. This scheme worked in Belovo, Kemerovo, Prokopevsk and in the Altai region.

Recidivist found when three residents of the city have applied to the police. After searching his apartment, they seized several SIM cards, mobile phones and Bank cards used to commit a crime. A criminal case under article 159 of the criminal code “Fraud”, a Kuzbass resident faces up to 5 years in prison. Local police urged citizens to exercise extreme vigilance in case of online shopping.