In Abakan, an 82-year-old woman became a victim phone scammers. The attackers stole 400 thousand rubles from her.

As written in, law enforcers said that the offender posed as a lawyer. The man told the pensioner that her girlfriend had an accident. To avoid prison, a woman must transfer 800 thousand rubles, the swindler emphasized.

The Russian woman had only 400 thousand rubles. She gave the courier dishes, hygiene items and medicines. After a conversation with a friend who did not actually become a participant in an accident, the pensioner realized that she had been deceived. Law enforcers opened a criminal case.

Author Evgeny Vasilyeva.

Evgenia Vasilyeva – journalist, correspondent for the news service Pravda.Ru