The head of the laboratory of the university in Samara transferred more than 2 million rubles by fraudsters It became known about the robbery of the head of the laboratory of one of the Samara universities. The man became a victim of telephone scammers, according to the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the Samara region on Friday. According to police, a local resident received a call … Read more

The number of fraudsters in the network has grown since the beginning of partial mobilization

From the beginning of partial mobilization, vacancies began to appear on announcement sites offering to receive a deferment, and in Telegram, the number of offers for the sale of diplomas increased by more than 20 times. Izvestia figured out how to calculate a fake vacancy, why there is no point in hastily buying documents on … Read more

Fraudsters who robbed 12 insurance companies will answer before the law in the Altai Territory

Employees of the Investigative Committee of Russia for the Altai Territory opened a criminal case on the fact of embezzling money from insurance companies. 12 firms suffered from the actions of swindlers, and the total amount of damage amounted to more than 11.5 million rubles. .

Fraudsters started selling fake coal to Poles

Photo by Nikolay Kovalenko on Unsplash Residents of Poland began to receive fake coal from scammers. This is reported by the local TV channel Polsat. On the Web, ads for the sale of inexpensive fuel began to come across more and more often. For example, a resident of the Polish city of Zawiercie was given … Read more

Fraudsters began to send SMS with a proposal to resolve the issue with the army

The Russians began to receive SMS messages with a proposal to “settle the issue” with the army, Izvestia was told on September 23 at Pro32, a cybersecurity company. “The deception is based on the version of connections with the military registration and enlistment office or guarantees of professional legal assistance. If the victim believed the … Read more

Fraudsters lured almost three million rubles from a resident of Samara An employee of one of the automobile factories in Samara transferred his savings in the amount of 2 million 913 thousand rubles to telephone scammers. The criminal scheme is not new, but it still sometimes works. An unknown person called a Samara resident and introduced himself as an employee of the bank’s security service, … Read more

The expert spoke about the collection of personal data by fraudsters under the guise of surveys

Fraudsters, under the pretext of conducting a supposedly sociological survey or “consumer research”, collect a database of potential victims for deception. Olga Daineko, an expert at the Center for Financial Literacy of the NIFI of the Ministry of Finance of Russia, spoke about this on July 23. “The use of social engineering methods allows fraudsters … Read more

Fraudsters offer to “reset” credit history

Against the backdrop of a tightening policy of banks to check potential borrowers, fraudsters began to actively offer a new pseudo-service – a complete cleaning of credit history. They promise that debt zeroing will increase the chances of getting new borrowings. This was told to Izvestia by the director of the department for combating unfair … Read more