A 48-year-old fake doctor was arrested – This is how they tricked an elderly woman and received €52.000

A 48-year-old man was taken into custody.

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A 48-year-old man, who was arrested today by members of the Police, has been remanded in custody under a court order for eight days, in connection with the recent case of fraud by persons impersonating doctors who allegedly extorted €52.000 from a woman 72 years.

The 48-year-old suspect was arrested early on Thursday morning, by members of the Police in Nicosia, pursuant to a court warrant, which was issued following evidence obtained against him, during the investigation of the fraud case, by the TAE of Nicosia. The case was reported to the TAE of Nicosia on May 08, by the 72-year-old woman.

According to the data under investigation, around 2.00:08 in the afternoon on May 72, the 57.000-year-old received a phone call on her landline from a man she did not know, who introduced himself to her as a surgeon at the Nicosia General Hospital. The suspect allegedly asked her for the sum of €XNUMX for surgery, which her son needed to undergo, who was allegedly injured in an accident, while at the same time a second person could be heard on the phone crying and telling her that he was her son and that he had an accident.

A few hours later, a man unknown to her went to the 72-year-old's house, to whom she threw a bag containing €52.000 from the balcony.