Online scams with false sales, Palermo in the courtroom: "I gave the down payment and they disappeared"
"I was looking for offers for the purchase of cars on the internet and I found that of a Fiat Panda very interesting. I don't remember the exact price but it was convenient, I called the number indicated and the negotiation began. " It is the testimony of a Palermitan, one of the victims of fraud at the trial resulting from the investigation called "Pacchi.it" who allegedly defeated a round of false online sales with an almost similar stratagem in all cases.
"He asked me for a deposit of a thousand euros to block the car – added the victim, a professional from Palermo, responding to prosecutor Elenia Manno – which was absolutely out of proportion for me. I told him that, at most, I could pay him a deposit of 100 or 200 euros. I made a top-up on a postepay headed to a certain Samanta whose surname I don't remember and then disappeared ".
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