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39-year-old man arrested for defrauding elderly people – Convinced them to give him cards and pins

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He would approach elderly people on the street and, pretending to be in possession of products-orders of their relatives for delivery, from well-known stores, he would deceive them and convince them to hand over their bank card and PIN number, or even their entire wallet and belongings their.

A 39-year-old citizen was arrested at noon on Friday in Menidi, by police officers of the Security Department of Nea Ionia, for theft and computer fraud against elderly people in the wider area of ​​Attica.

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As emerged from the multi-month, methodical and in-depth investigation of the above Service, the 39-year-old had developed his criminal activity in the wider area of ​​Attica in the last 5 months, systematically committing frauds against the elderly.

As for the methodology, he would approach elderly people on the street and, pretending to be in possession of products-orders of their relatives for delivery, from well-known stores, he would deceive them and convince them to hand over their bank card and PIN number, or their entire wallet and items.

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Then, with the removed card, he would withdraw serious sums of money and buy products.

From the preliminary investigation, 9 cases of fraud and theft against the elderly were discovered, with the total damage of the victims exceeding 9,000 euros.

In his possession, the sum of 200 euros and a mobile phone were found and confiscated.

The arrested person, who has been accused of similar crimes in the past, was taken to the competent Prosecutor, while the investigation into other criminal acts continues.

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