In Moscow, silkscreens cheated customers of five million rubles

Police in Moscow detained a group of swindlers who sold their services for magic rites 5 million rubles, said on Monday the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina Wolf.

Scams advertised on TV. The caller at this number told the call centre about the problem, and he recorded the victims ' "primary magic rite" worth 20 to 25 thousand rubles. After the ceremony, they, of course, were found to have damage to heal which proposed to pay the additional psychic help.

After some time the suspects were called back to the citizens and assured that the programme of support they are entitled to monetary compensation for previously completed the rites. After receiving the money silkscreens stopped communicating.

Wolf added that the police found the circumstances more than 50 episodes of illegal activity of the detainees. Conducted 12 searches in places of residence of suspects and at the offices of call centers.

Initiated nine criminal cases under article 159 of the criminal code "Fraud", the five defendants taken into custody, the rest of the measure of restraint – recognizance not to leave.