Scammers “invented” an old-new way to extort money from Russians 02:20

Fraudsters have developed a scheme to “close loans” of Russian citizens, in which they pretend to be employees of investment companies. The newspaper reports this.”News“Bulletin of the Cyber ​​Police of Russia,” with reference to the Telegram channel.

“This scheme was discovered by one of Sberbank’s information security employees, who drew attention to the fact that one of the bank’s customers was trying to repay the loan of 27 people at the same time,” the department for organizing the fight against illegal use of information and communications said. Technologies of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia.

After the incident became known to the bank’s security service, an investigation was conducted, which showed the existence of three more similar pyramids. The fraudulent scheme really looks like a typical financial pyramid – the income of the first participants is paid from the funds of subsequent participants. As Alexander Silakov, director of S+Consulting, explains, the innovation in this scheme is the combination of receiving money through the credit mechanism.

Before that, an old Muscovite spoke lost almost 13 million rubles to scammers.

A Russian schoolgirl accidentally settled He surrendered to the police to work for the fraudsters.

What are you thinking?

Source: Gazeta


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