In the Moscow Region, investigators detained a suspect in a real estate fraud

Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English

The MIA of Russia Administration for the Khimki Urban District received a statement from a local resident that an individual proprietor by deception had stolen his money. The total damage amounted to 2.5 million rubles.
As a result of the operational search activities, officers of the ES&CC Division of the MIA of Russia Administration detained a non-working 35-year-old local resident. The police found that the offender had misled the complainant – under the pretext of building and selling immovable property, he received money from the victim, but did not fulfill the obligations assumed by the preliminary contract and did not return the money received.
A criminal case on grounds of a crime stipulated by Article 159 of the RF Criminal Code “Fraud” was initiated against the suspect, the court selected for him a preventive measure in the form of a subscription on his own recognizance, and appropriate behavior.