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Fake tax officer arrested for scamming elderly

TAGS: Crime

A 63-year-old man was remanded in custody in Thessaloniki on Wednesday, accused of swindling 34 elderly people.

According to police, the man preyed on senior citizens by posing as a tax official.

He allegedly told them their relatives had been hospitalized and needed to pay medical bills. He made a reported profit of 6,860 euros.

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