The Russian cheated at 7 million rubles for the purchase of electric cars

Россиянку обманули на 7 млн рублей при покупке электрокара

Scammers promised to bring her car from the USA.

As told the press service of the interior Ministry at the end of last week, the police turned 34-year-old resident of Naberezhnye Chelny. She said that in February 2020 found information about the sale of the electric car from new York free classified ads website.

She contacted the seller and transferred to his account more than 100 thousand dollars (7.17 million rubles). About what kind of car it is, is not reported.

Three weeks later, the seller told the woman that her car was loaded onto the ferry, and after a month she will be able to get it. However, after this communication with the seller was broken.

Before you go to the police, the woman contacted companies by the carrier. There she said that the room on the ferry are not accepted and are not transported.

Police opened a criminal case under part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code (fraud in especially large size). The suspect was found in the Moscow region and have detained – it was them 34-the summer inhabitant of capital.

This article provides the maximum punishment in the form of deprivation of liberty for a term up to ten years with a fine of up to one million rubles.

100 thousand dollars – for that amount in the US for example, you can buy the expensive electric cars from the line Tesla. The basic version of the Tesla Model X crossover in the configuration Perfomance will cost 99 990 dollars, and liftback Tesla Model S in the same performance – 94 990 dollars.

Tesla Model X. Photo: Tesla

In USA Tesla crashed into a police car and an ambulance – the driver told me that driving with the autopilot. This is not the first accident, which accused the system of semi-Autonomous driving Tesla.

One of the last cases, when the accident blamed the pilot, occurred in China. Then the electric car suddenly accelerated and decided not to brake, crashed and caught fire.