Two people in their 30s have been indicted in Malmö district court, suspected of serious fraud. Fraudsters have targeted at persons born in the 30's and should have come across hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Four of the 15 charges brought as a lawsuit takes up relating to the usual ”vishingbedrägerier”. That is to say to the offender calling the victim and persuades him or her to key in the codes in their bank token that allows the fraudster can access the savings.
But in essence, the suspects used a newer approach. For a start, similar to the vishingbrotten in such a way that the fraud starts with a phone call.
"They have called to the older people and said that there is a problem with their card, unauthorized withdrawals, or something like that," says prosecutor Fredrik Jönsson.
the victim to key in the codes on the bankdosan, fraudsters have instead is lured to the code to the person's atm, then make a visit at the house of the victim where bankomatkortet be picked up in person.
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Since you have taken the money out via atm machines that have uttagsbegränsningar, the amounts have been somewhat less than in other bank fraud that led to the prosecution in the past. Fredrik Jönsson calculates the total brottsvinsterna for the two accused to the ”a couple hundred thousand dollars”.
Still deemed the breaches as serious, because they made home visits to the elderly who are the victims. The youngest victim was born in 1938 and the oldest that have been scammed is born in 1930.
– There has not been any form of rånsituation, not threatening, or so. But still I have decided that it is an aggravating circumstance the fact that you come home to the victim, " says Fredrik Jönsson.
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Why you used the method with the home visits, he can not answer, but a possible reason is that it requires less involved.
– The second way to get money (telefonbedrägerier, red note) requires that you have a number of goalkeepers. Either you have chosen to put on their process, or have they simply not got their hands on some goalkeepers, speculate public prosecutor.
The two defendants are both residents of Skåne and is in his mid-30s, one of whom has a criminal background. The crimes have mainly been directed towards people in the neighborhood.
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