The number of frauds increased in the Amur region

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In the Amur Region, an increase in the number of frauds has been registered, despite the general drop in the crime rate. Most of these crimes are committed remotely.

According to the regional prosecutor’s office, the total number of offenses fell by 4.5%. The number of robberies decreased by 7.7%, robberies – by 2.5%. The number of crimes related to illegal arms trafficking decreased by 23.9%. Writes about this “Amur news service”.

The prosecutor’s office notes that about 68% of frauds are committed using information technology. At the same time, experts note that it is difficult to find scammers who have contacted victims by phone.

In the first seven months of 2020, the fraud detection rate was 17.8%.

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