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Three citizens of Russia were detained by Cyprus police on suspicion of credit card fraud. This was reported in the Russian Embassy, reports RIA Novosti.
Charges they were not yet filed. “Today in the afternoon held a preliminary court, at the conclusion of which the three citizens left in custody for another eight days for the period of the investigation,” — said the Embassy.
Suspicious financial transactions in the amount of 5.4 thousand euros has attracted the attention of the police in the district of Famagusta, the newspaper writes In Cyprus. It is assumed that the attackers used data stolen five foreign credit cards and by prior agreement forged documents to illegally obtain a loan.
Age Russians — 25, 27 and 35. Another alleged member of the conspiracy remains at large. He is wanted by the police. It is reported that the diplomatic mission sent to the detainees lawyer.
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