2 pseudo-employees of the Pension Fund have been taken into custody
September 6th, at the request of the Beregovo interdistrict prosecution, two natives of Lviv region who, posing as employees of the Pension Fund, had robbed elderly people, by a court order, were taken into custody.
According to acting Beregovo interdistrict prosecutor Oleksandr Andryshyn, the two women, who by the way had repeatedly been convicted of similar offenses, fraudulently gained trust of pensioners and entered into their homes. Then, having distracted their attention, they would rob them.
Currently, it is established that those persons during the summer committed two thefts in Beregovo district and three in the city of Mukachevo.
Beregovo District Police submitted the information to the URPI and initiated pre-trial investigation of the criminal offense under Part 2 of Art. 185 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (secret theft of property committed repeatedly or by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy, punishable by arrest for a term of three to six months, or restraint of liberty for a term up to five years, or imprisonment for the same term).
"Currently, the pre-trial investigation is ongoing, the district prosecutor's office keep its course under control" - Oleksandr Andryshyn summed up.
Source - Press office of the Prosecutor of Transcarpathian region