According to the information, the alleged policeman stayed on the phone the entire time until the money was handed over. Only after the handover did the elderly inform relatives, who in turn called the police. An immediately initiated search for the unknown woman was unsuccessful, the police said. The police again warned against this scam and emphasized that the police never call people and instruct them to collect money from the bank.
North Rhine-Westphalia: 87-year-old cheated by a five-digit amount of money
Langenfeld (dpa / lnw) - Once again in North Rhine-Westphalia, a senior citizen was cheated out of thousands of euros with the perfidious "shock call" scam by strangers.