The two scammers left Naples with a rental car, several cell phones in the name of front names and forged identity documents and reached the chosen city, where they remained for two days, the time necessary to allow a victim to be hooked up.
BELLUNO. They swindled and stole money from elderly mothers, making them believe they needed a good legal advance to get their daughter out of trouble. Two men were arrested by the Savona carabinieri for aggravated fraud, extortion and possession of counterfeit identity documents. They are Davide Crisai, 55, and Marco Parente, 28, both from Naples, the city from which they left from time to time to make their shots. A total of six episodes recorded by the military between June and October 2021, for a total of 60 thousand euros in 4 months.
The scams occurred in the provinces of Belluno, Savona (two cases), Imperia, Verona, and Cuneo. The modus operandi was always similar: the victims, all over 80, received a phone call from a woman, an accomplice who qualified as a lawyer. They were informed of the arrest of their daughter, responsible for having hit an elderly man on the strips, reduced to death; to avoid imprisonment, “the lawyer” suggested paying a bail whose amount ranged from 5 to 25 thousand euros. The sum had to be delivered to the “relatives” of the elderly invested, and an alleged police marshal presented himself to withdraw it.
The two scammers left Naples with a rental car, several cell phones in the name of front names and forged identity documents and reached the chosen city, where they remained for two days, the time necessary to allow the elusive lawyer to call all the utilities. fixed area and locate the victim. All using mobile users in Naples registered to non-existent foreign citizens.
Fatal to the gang the last “trip” to Piedmont on 18 October, when the carabinieri of Savona, assisted by the military competent for the territory, managed to stop the two Neapolitans in a hotel shortly after the scam of an 84-year-old from Mondovì. a trip to Piedmont, in fact, the two had been checked by a police patrol during a road traffic check, in a place close to the one where a scam had been attempted.