Thessaloniki: phone scammers swindled over 280,000 euros from the elderly

More than 280,000 euros, gold coins and jewelry were fraudulently “extorted” by members of a criminal organization, mostly from elderly people, whom they called under the pretext that their relatives had been in a car accident or needed urgent surgery. The Thessaloniki Police Department investigated numerous cases of deception of unsuspecting citizens that took place […]

1750 euros were “fished out” from an old woman, hiding behind … the coronavirus pandemic

An 88-year-old woman, a resident of Arnae (Halkidiki), was deceived by fraudsters who introduced themselves as government officials. The criminals, a man and a woman, managed to get an amount of 1,750 euros under the pretext of conducting a “planned check” to combat the spread of the coronavirus. The “inspectors” asked the old woman to […]

Coronavirus and age – recommendations of an expert of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation for the elderly

Director of the Russian Gerontological Research and Clinical Center of the Russian National Research Medical University named after V.I. NI Pirogova RF Olga Tkacheva talks about the features of the coronavirus in the elderly in an interview published today, given to the Izvestia newspaper. Olga Tkacheva reported that every third elderly person with coronavirus has […]

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