10 common methods of fraud in Madrid

Friday, May 10, 2013 Spain Spain Spain

With the help of his account @ policia in the microblog Twitter Spanish police warn citizens about the different types of fraud.

The newspaper ABC led a list of 10 of the most popular ways of cheating found in Madrid.

1. FAKE JOBS

Because of the difficult situation on the Spanish labor market, many residents of the country are paying attention to any job offers. Police warned that enticing job, suddenly coming to the e-mail, which was not signed by the recipient, are a hoax.

 

2. Found Cell Phone

The majority of the population does not know about it, but found himself assigned to the phone — a crime. The find is recommended to pass the police or the department of lost and found items. Buying a stolen phone is also a crime.

3. STORAGE OF SEXUAL VIDEOS INVOLVING MINORS

Another frequently committed crime is a mass-mailing videos of a sexual nature involving minors. "This is not only a dirty trick, it's child pornography — along with the storage and distribution of such material," — explained the police.

4. Costly CALLS ON THE PHONE NUMBERS OF CLIENT SERVICES

Spanish law enforcement officers are warning residents of the country, which calls on the estimated numbers for customer support, which are advertised on search engines, it is not necessary — they are informal, and calls on these things are extremely expensive.

5. DO NOT TAKE PARCEL TO BE ON CALL NUMBER 800

Many have already experienced this type of fraud. The victim called from the phone number that begins with 902, and explained that his name came premise. To pick her up, the recipient must call a number that begins with 800. Cost per minute call, in this case more than 1.5 euros. Of course, the premise of a non-existent in this case — just an excuse.

 

6. "CONGRATULATIONS, YOU WINS LOTTERY EUROMILLON!»

This type of fraud is also carried out through a phone call. The victim said: "You have been selected to receive the award Euromillon, congratulations!". Police urges citizens to remember whether they were buying lottery tickets, since the next time the criminals will ask bank details lucky winner.

7. KIBEROBMAN

The victim sent a private message on Twitter, or mention his nickname next to the phrase «HAHA you gotta see this!» («Ha ha, you gotta see this!") And a certain reference. Police warned that press on it in any case it is not necessary — the criminals can get information about bank accounts and cards of the victim and make purchases through them.

8. Copying the information in ATMs

Some criminal networks establish a system that automatically reads the data on the card at the time of the transaction at an ATM. She then cloned and actively used by scammers. Also, sometimes they set the mini-camera, recording PIN-code user reports noticia.ru.

9. WORK AS A RECIPIENT TRANSFERS

This type of fraud is also thriving thanks in part to the deplorable situation of the Spanish labor market. Criminals publish a job offer "financial agent", the essence of which is to obtain bank transfers. "Doing this can not be it money laundering" — warn police.

10. ACCOMMODATION sheet of paper on rear car window

In the Network are warning that at the time of exit of the mall parking lot the driver detects the rear window and a piece of paper out of the machine to clean it. At this point, the robbers pulled out of the car all the things or even steal the vehicle itself.


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