Kolokoltsev instructed to check the information about the robbery of a veteran in St. Petersburg

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Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev has ordered the management of GU MVD of Russia in St.-Petersburg and Leningrad region to verify the information media about the crooks who robbed the great Patriotic war veteran, and his wife, told reporters the official representative of Department Irina Wolf.

It is reported that during the monitoring of media officers found in one of the regional editions of a publication on fraud in respect of the great Patriotic war veteran, and his wife, living in St. Petersburg.

According to Wolf, the article reports that the apartment of an elderly couple was attended by representatives of the non-existent «insurance organizations», which proposed to purchase electronic medical equipment for diagnostics of diseases and stole a large amount. Then, under the pretext of an exchange of money for banknotes of the new sample they took possession of the remaining savings of pensioners.

«The Minister of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation General of police Vladimir Kolokoltsev has instructed the management of GU MVD of Russia for Saint-Petersburg and Leningrad region immediately verify the information contained in the material media. Upon confirmation of information in the shortest possible time to make a decision about excitation of criminal case, to identify the persons involved in Commission of crimes, and to undertake the necessary measures aimed at their detention,» she said.

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