The Ministry of Public Security instructs people on how to prevent the trap of “online collaborators”
Lost 822 million dong because of the “online collaborator” scam
Portal of the Ministry of Public Security Reportedly, on April 18, the Quang Ninh Provincial Police Department of Investigation and Investigation has commenced prosecution of the case “Scam to appropriate property”, specified in Article 174 of the 2015 Penal Code and is actively investigating to prevent fraud. clarify. The victim in this case is Ms. PTH (born in 1990, Quang Hanh ward, Cam Pha city, Quang Ninh province) who was scammed to appropriate property with the amount of more than 822 million dong.
Previously, on January 3, 2022, while using Facebook, Ms. H saw an advertising folder displaying “Recruitment 2” with the words “Send a message”. Because she was looking for a job, Ms. H clicked on the above item to find out and received a message via the Messenger application with the content “Recruiting online salespeople”.
Ms. H actively left her phone number, then a Zalo account named “Nguyễn Thùy Dung” made friends and introduced herself as a Shoppe consultant and asked Ms. H to provide personal information, including her bank account. row.
Dung gave Ms. H a collaborator code with the symbol A688 and then sent the links (each link sent by Dung corresponds to a product, these products are on Shoppe.vn website) and told Ms. H. Click this link to see the product code with the price.
In addition, Dung also provided a Techcombank bank account named “PHAM THU HA” and instructed Ms. H to perform the operation to buy the product listed in the link and then pay by transferring money to the above account number.
After transferring the money via the Banking application, about 10 minutes later, Ms. H’s account received the amount of money she bought for the product along with a 10% commission on the product value, Dung said this is a form of stimulus for the stall to increase sales. sales.
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With the above method, the first time Dung sent Ms. H the link of the product code with the price of 340,000 VND, Ms. H transferred the money to order this product and received 374,000 VND in return, then this subject sent the link of the product code. costs 220,000 VND and a product code costs 639,000 VND, resulting in Ms. H receiving a total of 944,900 VND.
Due to the desire for profit, Ms. H continued to be scammed and led around by the objects, and Ms. H transferred a large amount of money to the subjects of more than 822 million VND.
Currently, the Police Department is continuing to investigate and verify the above case.
Beware of the “online collaborator” trap
The Ministry of Public Security advises people to be wary of fraudulent tricks to appropriate property via social networks.
– Impersonating employees of sites such as Shopee, Lazada, Tiki, … entice users to join collaborators (CTVs) to sell online with attractive 10-20% commissions…
– Ask the collaborator to place a virtual order and must pay for the order first, then receive the principal and commission for the order.
– Appropriating the entire amount of CTV paid for the order.
– Raise vigilance against fraudulent acts of appropriating assets online.
– Share, warn with relatives and neighbors the methods and tricks of criminals.
– Intelligence the nearest police agency when detecting or suspecting that fraudulent acts of appropriating property occur.
People need to be vigilant against scams to appropriate property via social networks.
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