A con man has cheated a pensioner in Frankfurt, a large amount of money. The Unknown was on the phone as a police officer and brought the 79-year-old man to get his jewelry and his cash from the Bank locker and put in front of the front door. From there, the assets disappeared without a trace.
the police in Frankfurt on Thursday, the scammers told, stole on Tuesday with a call, the trust of the unsuspecting man. What's the damage exactly, not shared with the police. According to a message he is in the six digit range.
bring According to police, scammers will try their victims on the phone under various pretexts to hand over money or valuables to an Unknown or to Deposit. A widely used method for the assertion that the objects of value at home or on the Bank were no longer safe, or tracks need to be analysed as is. The perpetrators will often exploit a technology, which in the case of a call on the telephone display of the victim, a local phone number, or police emergency number 110 will appear. The police warns before this, that the latter number will never be used by the authorities for a callback.
In any case, you should call from the scammers pressure. The police warn the alleged officials. This should show in case of doubt, your service card. Also you can call in case of uncertainty, even in the case of the authorities and raise awareness.Updated Date: 18 June 2020, 13:20