“Mail of Russia” has exposed a gang of crooks who were sent to buyers of bricks and glasses instead of the ordered computers and smartphones. This is stated in the message of the company.
These stores are usually existed not more than one month, and during this time the scammers have managed to collect orders for several million rubles. “However, mail clients came bricks, water bottles and thick glasses, depending on weight of ordered goods,” – said in the message.
“The citizens have paid for an expensive purchase cash on delivery but received parcel with different stuff, often accused postal workers. In the course of inspection it was established that the mailings were delivered by the scammers to send in the Metropolitan post offices closed no inventory of commodity investments”, – emphasized in the postal service. Personal data of the senders and people who receive regular payments imposed for the parcel, was transferred to law enforcement agencies.
As a result of one of the suspects managed to catch directly in the mail after receiving another translation for the package with the stones, and now in fraud is suspected at least five people, against them criminal case under part 2 of article 159 (Fraud) of the criminal code.
The participants of this criminal group has cheated thousands of Russians at tens of millions of rubles, only in January 2017, they received from citizens as a cod of more than 6 million rubles.
“Mail of Russia” in recent years, has repeatedly appeared in the scandalous reports of fraud with the parcels in which the recipients in the end, instead of costly mobile phones revealed a variety of garbage or cheap goods are an entirely different purpose.
In September 2016 23-the summer inhabitant of Birobidzhan translated over 11 000 rubles at the expense of non-existent online store, order iPhone. Likewise, did the 54-year-old resident of the capital of the Jewish Autonomous region, who bought over the Internet phone 7 500 rubles. However, instead of expensive gadgets customers came in parcels, one of which was a mug and the other faceted glass.
Similar cases of fraud occurred in other regions of the country. In June 2016 a resident of the city of Chistopol in Tatarstan, tempted by what he saw on the Internet is about selling a smartphone similar to the iPhone 6S, just 6970 roubles, in the end received in the mail a package from pressed sawdust. Into the same trap hit last spring, a young resident of the city of Vorkuta in the Komi Republic, saw in the Internet information about the sale of Apple’s smartphone for 7000 rubles.
And in 2013, is sent from Moscow iPhone 5 “Mail of Russia” delivered to Rostov-on-don, a parcel with a pile of stones. Failing to get a response from the post of state-owned enterprises, assume that the BD of the parcel appealed to the Public chamber of the Russian Federation. In the end, “Mail of Russia” has paid compensation in the amount of 30 000 rubles.