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News of Ukraine:Militiamen looking for a man, lure Kharkov pensioner almost $6 thousand under the scheme “your son is in the police”.

Unknown lured the 81-year-old Kharkiv citizen a large sum of money under the scheme “your son is in the police”.

As reported by communications division GU of the national police in the Kharkiv region, the pensioner appealed to the Shevchenko police Department of Kharkiv and told that his mobile phone was called by the unknown and it was presented by a police officer.

“The caller said that the son of a pensioner allegedly got in an accident and to address the issue about the failure of his criminal responsibility requires money, which in the amount of $ 5,900, the applicant was transferred to the unknown in the entrance of the house. The audit found that the Complainant’s son to the police did not fall”, – stated in the message .

On this fact initiated criminal proceedings under part 1 St. 190 (fraud) of the criminal code of Ukraine.

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