Oct 6 / Admin

New Scam Alert: Scammers exploit victims' pro-Russian sentiment

Cyber News reported:

Fraudsters impersonate Putin’s close allies and ask for your help to move millions around – a mission impossible for Russian businesses since the invasion of Ukraine.

This time, scammers impersonate a close ally of Vladimir Putin, Viktor Zubkov. Zubkov, who served as the 36th Prime Minister of Russia in 2007-2008, and Putin's First Deputy Prime Minister during the presidency of Dmitry Medvedev, is also a board member of Gazprom, a state-owned energy giant.

This particular scam bets on a victim's pro-Russian sentiment, maybe hoping it can even grow stronger with that much money at stake. It is designed as a typical inheritance scam.

Find out more with the original article here.

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