10:44 / 26.04.2022
Fraudsters promising help to illegally get into US for $40K detained in Samarkand
Photo: DIA press service

They said they would send Uzbeks to Latin American countries through Turkey and from there – to the United States.

They demanded $40,000 for their services.

At the time of receiving an advance payment ($5,000), a 40-year-old resident of Samarkand region was detained. His accomplice was a 42-year-old man living in the United States.

A criminal case has been initiated against them under the relevant articles of the Criminal Code. An investigation is underway.

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