Phone scammers have stepped up in Russia with a new scheme to take money from the population.

Honored Lawyer of Russia and Legal Scientist, Doctor of Science Ivan Solovyov said that telephone swindlers intimidate Russians, threatening non-existent criminal cases.

Fraudsters pose as employees of internal organs and force them to cooperate with the “investigation”.

Earlier it was reported that phone scammers are running a new scheme deception of the families of the mobilized.

Scammers begin their dialogue with attempts to find out passport data, and then lure information about bank cards.

Solovyov believes that scammers do not like to work with data from social networks, as this is a time-consuming process.

“Scammers have been working on a completely different scheme for a long time. They take people’s data from stolen databases of banks, tax authorities. They accumulate all this, analyze and then commit fraud. Nobody climbs into the social network anymore. news.

Author Elena Bylkina

Elena Bylkina – journalist, correspondent for the news service Pravda.Ru