January 29, 2023

A fraudster from Khakassia collected hundreds of thousands of rubles from fellow countrymen for mining equipment

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A fraudster from Khakassia collected hundreds of thousands of rubles from fellow countrymen for mining equipment

Law enforcement agencies detained a 37-year-old resident of the capital of Khakassia. The man is accused of collecting money from fellow countrymen to buy mining equipment, and then disappeared.

It all started with the fact that the police of Abakanturned 24-year-old citizen. He said that he gave a friend 260,000 rubles to buy mining equipment, but never received the device. A little later, another resident of Abakan came to the police, who lost 330,000, which he handed over to a certain countryman. Applications were submitted by residents of the village of Zelenoye and the village of Kalinino, who lost 290,000 rubles and 580,000 rubles, respectively. The total damage amounted to over 1.4 million rubles.

Law enforcement for each casefiled a case under Part 3 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation - fraud on a large scale. It turned out that in all cases the same resident of Khakassia was lit up. A convicted 37-year-old Abakan was named as a suspect. Police say he tried to hide in another region, but was detained. The man is now in custody. Most of the stolen funds are considered spent.

Earlier it was reported that scammers deceived a crypto-investor from the Altai Territory for 1.6 million rubles.