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In Moscow denounced the creators of the financial pyramid that cheated 250 people to 300 million rubles. This was reported on the website of GU MVD in Moscow.
Residents of the capital offered to conclude a contract with the organization on Leninsky Prospekt and become real estate investors cash loans. The first time they paid the interest from investments. After termination of the contract Muscovites advised to sign a similar agreement, but with another firm, and later the payments were stopped.
After complaints from citizens the police found that a resident of Moscow formed a cooperative and advertised it on the Internet. The company had no license and received income only at the expense of contributions of new investors.
Detained four people, three of them were arrested and a fourth was released under recognizance not to leave. They are accused of fraud in especially large size (article 159 of the criminal code).
Previously the Bank introduced new types of fraud that have emerged in the midst of a pandemic of mers. Among them is the scheme with bogus recruitment agencies that offer manpower on distance for a fee, and the VAT refund when victims of fraud themselves transfer money to the criminals.
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