In the Kharkiv region, the scammers tricked the elderly woman into her apartment and stealing her money. Criminals were presented by employees of gas service, said that the alleged change of the gas stove and 80-year-old woman let them in the house.
This reports the press service of the police in Kharkiv region.
Interestingly, two women of the swindler who worked together, trusting to the old woman. One of them was in the kitchen, “singing the song” the owner of the apartment, the other broke in and stole from pensioner 18 thousand hryvnias.
As a result of such fraud the pensioner lost all of their accumulated savings.
On this fact the investigation opened criminal proceedings under article 190 (fraud) of the Criminal code of Ukraine. Police officers hold events for search and detention of criminals.