Moscow lamedica cheated pensioners in a billion rubles

Московские лжемедики обманули пенсионеров на миллиард рублей

A network of fake medclinic opened by the police. The damage caused by their activities amounted to more than a billion rubles, reports channel “MIR 24”.

Lamedica deception forced pensioners to pay for expensive treatment. Moreover, no help was provided, and the diagnosis was made of lime. Victims of fraud were more than 11 thousand people.

“Employees under the control of the organizer call centers, entering into the confidence of the citizens were convinced to pass the examination. And then employees of these institutions do not have special medical education, introducing older people mislead about their diseases, which require urgent and expensive treatment. To pay for fictitious medical services for victims declined to making loans for amounts up to 500 thousand rubles,” – said the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina Wolf.

According to the interior Ministry, led a group of previously convicted citizen of a foreign state. Together with accomplices he opened phony clinics in several regions of Russia. During the investigation, law enforcers conducted more than 50 searches. Seized cash, computers, mobile phones, financial documents and other items.

Detained 25 people. The investigative Department of the MIA opened a criminal case under article fraud committed by an organized group or in especially large size.