Astana resident rented non-existent apartments

ASTANA. KAZINFORM An apartment fraudster was detained in Astana within 24 hours, Kazinform reports with reference to

During the investigation, it was found that the attacker placed an advertisement about renting an apartment on a popular classifieds website. The victims, seeing the low price, called the ad. In a telephone conversation, the condition of the landlord was to make an advance payment. Immediately after receiving the money, the suspect removed ads and changed his phone number.

The tricks of the 23-year-old fraudster caught 6 citizens who transferred him money in the amount of 30 to 110 thousand tenge.

It is established that he previously worked as a realtor.

On this fact, a pre-trial investigation is being carried out under article 190 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the involvement of the fraudster in previously committed similar crimes is being checked, and other victims are being identified.

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