Two arrested on suspicion of extorting €5,000 from woman aged 70

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Two people have been arrested, a man aged 30 and a woman aged 51 on suspicion of fraud, and of theft under false pretences in Limassol.

The pair were arrested during a sting operation involving the police and the woman aged 70 from Larnaca who made the complaint.

The older woman, in her complaint to police said that a person she had met online had managed to extort from her on three occasions, sums of money totalling €5,000 under various pretexts.

She said she had initially sent the person, through two transfers to a foreign bank, a sum of money totalling €1,500, and had handed over €3,500 in...


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Two arrested on suspicion of extorting €5,000 from woman aged 70


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