He extracted 15.000 euros from a citizen allegedly for investing in cryptocurrencies
So she tricked him through Facebook and grabbed thousands of euros from him
The Pafos Crime Investigation Department is investigating a case of fraud.
According to the Press Representative of the Paphos ADE and the Head of the Paphos TAE Michalis Nikolaou, on Tuesday at 10:15 a complaint was made to the Paphos Crime Investigation Department by a permanent resident of Cyprus, that on 25.11.22 he made a bank transfer from his account to the account of an unknown person, which met through Facebook, a total of 15.000 euros for cryptocurrency investment purposes.
The complainant tried repeatedly to contact the unknown person to no avail. Then he realized that he was a victim of fraud.
Further investigations by the Police revealed that an unknown person allegedly created a fake Facebook account belonging to a friend of the complainant with whom he thought he was chatting.
According to Mr. Nikolaou, the Police will take action through Interpol to secure details of the account.