Immediately in several major Russian cities, a group of fraudsters opened a whole network of false car dealerships. At the moment, the attackers are detained. This was reported by TASS with reference to the official representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, Irina Volk. According to her, the damage from the actions of fraudsters amounted to over 100 million rubles.
“It has been established that attackers have acted since 2017 in Moscow, Belgorod, Orel and Kursk. They registered several legal entities and rented premises in which they organized car dealerships, ”said Volk.
The police explained that the criminals took cars with accompanying documents for sale from customers. At the same time, attackers promised to sell cars in a short time and at a bargain price. As a result, neither cars nor money were returned to customers. In total, more than 300 people suffered as a result of such actions.