Half a million lured the scammers from people who wanted to go to work in Europe

Полмиллиона выманили мошенники у граждан, которые хотели поехать на работу в Европу

The criminal gang has deceived citizens on 500 thousand UAH under the guise of employment in Europe.

About it reported in a press-service of Prosecutor’s office of Kyiv.

“… 20.05.2019 conducted a series of authorized searches, the results of which stopped activity of criminal group which a roguish way took control of funds of citizens under the pretext of employment in Europe”, – stated in the message.

According to the press service, during a pretrial investigation it is established that the specified organized illegal activities of 5 residents of the city of Kiev, and the activity itself took place on the territory of the Dnieper and Solomenskiy areas of Kiev.

According to the investigation, from March 2018 these persons began to offer citizens employment services in the Scandinavian countries. However, after receiving the advance payment by any actions directed at job placement did not commit, and a month later had stopped their work and moved to another office, where he started “work” again.

At the moment, in criminal proceedings, recognized as victims 55 citizens. The amount of damage he is more than 500 thousand UAH.

As reported in the press service, during carrying out investigative actions in the next “the office” malefactors militiamen warned taking cash three more victims.

“Currently, 5 people have been detained in order St. 208 criminal procedure code of Ukraine, it is preparing a notice of suspicion under part 4 St. 190 criminal code of Ukraine, as well as the petition for election measures of restraint in form of detention”, – reported in Prosecutor’s office.

Organs of the investigation measures are being taken aimed at establishing all the victims of unlawful actions of the “fraudsters.”