On Sunday, several people from the Villach and Villach-Land area reported to the police that they had been called by apparently false police officers. The calls were mainly made to elderly persons, most of whom appear in the telephone directory and have a landline telephone.
Fraudsters inquire about jewelry
The callers with a High German accent pretended to be detectives of the Provincial Criminal Police Office and informed the Carinthians called that they had arrested several persons after a burglary. During the person search a note had been found, on which the address and telephone number of the concerning appear.
The so far unknown callers ask the victims directly for an existing safe, gold bars, cash and jewelry. “Thus, you try to get their victims to give them any existing valuables for further safekeeping,” warns the police.
According to the current state of the investigation, there have not yet been any handovers or the like.
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