17:29 / 24.02.2022
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Fraudster who tried to send a citizen illegally to USA for $20,000 detained in Jizzakh

He promised to take him to American territory by detours via Turkey, Italy or Mexico.

Photo: UzA

Fraudsters trying to send people to the United States and Korea were arrested in Jizzakh and Fergana regions.

In Jizzakh region, citizen Sh.Sh. earned the trust of J. and promised to take him to the US by detours through Turkey, Italy, or Mexico with the help of his acquaintances. He was arrested with material evidence when he received $20,000 in exchange for employment in that country.

Similarly, in Fergana, A.S. promised citizen N. sending him to work in the Korean state in exchange for $3,500. He was arrested with material evidence when he received $300 and 500,000 soums in advance.

On the above facts, criminal proceedings have been instituted under Article 168 (fraud) of the Criminal Code. An investigation is underway.

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