36-year-old resident of Penza, who wished to purchase the cryptocurrency has become a victim of fraud in the Telegram.

In the course of correspondence in the messenger the victim has agreed to purchase cryptocurrency in the amount of 100 thousand rubles from an unknown person.

“Following the conditions of the stranger, the man was transferred to the account of the Bank card 100 thousand rubles, but the cryptocurrency as not received”, – reported on the website of the press service of UMVD of Russia across the Penza region.

It is noteworthy that the victim was aware of such methods of deception. However, agreed to the deal.

Currently, for fraud is checked. Police officers take measures for establishment of persons, involved in Commission of crime.

We will remind, in January, a similar case occurred in the Republic of Komi, but the amount of damage was much less – about 10 thousand rubles.