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Police nab extortionist posing as health inspector in northern Athens

Δημοσίευση 20 Απριλίου 2013, 14:35 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Police nab extortionist posing as health inspector in northern Athens
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A 52-year-old man was arrested in Metamorphosi, northern Athens, Friday on suspicion of posing as a health and safety inspector to extort money from a store owner.
A 52-year-old man was arrested in Metamorphosi, northern Athens, Friday on suspicion of posing as a health and safety inspector to extort money from a store owner.
According to police the suspect, accompanied by a 25-year-old man, blackmailed the shop owner into giving them money so he would avoid a supposed fine.

Police said the two men successfully carried out the same confidence trick in two other areas of Athens. The 25-year-old was being sought.

Source: ekathimerini.com