Two men aged 19 and 24 were tried Friday in immediate appearance by the criminal court of Meaux (Seine-et-Marne).

They were suspected of having assaulted and robbed several elderly people, in Lagny-sur-Marne, Coulommiers and Fontenay-Trésigny, on June 4, 2022, reports

Le Parisien

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The modus operandi was the same: a man, disguised as a postman, demanded delivery costs in exchange for parcels, to be paid by credit card.

His sidekick played the driver.

An octogenarian was thus pushed around by refusing to give her code and received nine days of ITT (temporary total incapacity).

four years in prison

A total of eight victims have been identified.

Some bank cards may have been used for cash withdrawals.

The false delivery man, well known to the police, was on day parole at the time of the events.

The duo was arrested on Tuesday June 14 and admitted the facts.

The fake postman was sentenced to four years in prison.

His accomplice received a twelve-month suspended prison sentence.

They are banned from appearing in the department for five years for the first and three years for the second.

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  • Meaux

  • Ile-de-France

  • Paris

  • Miscellaneous Paris

  • Scam

  • Justice

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