Last November, a woman in her 80s living in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo believed a false phone call saying, "Your account is being used for a crime, so you need to transfer assets." There is damage to be deceived, and the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating it as a fraud case.
According to the Metropolitan Police Department, in November last year, a woman in her 80s living in Setagaya Ward received a phone call from a ward office employee or a person claiming to be a police officer, saying, ``Your account is being used for a crime. It means that it was said.
In addition, she received phone calls one after another from officials of the Financial Services Agency and a person claiming to be a lawyer, saying, "The assets will be frozen, so we need to move them to another place." After opening, he purchased 97 million yen worth of crypto assets.
At this time, the password used for transactions was set as specified by the other party on the phone.
After that, the cryptocurrency exchange called to confirm the high-value transaction, and when the worried woman checked her account, she found that most of the money had already been withdrawn.
Police are investigating it as a fraud case.