According to police sources, so far in June, more than thirty complaints of virtual and banking fraud have been filed in the Carlos Paz Judicial Unit.

From the agency they affirm that most of the acts were committed through the Mercado Libre and Mercado Pago platforms. From the Investigations area they assure that they are already working to try to identify those responsible.

Cybercrime is a phenomenon that has been growing exponentially in the province of Córdoba, and complaints between neighbors and merchants are becoming more frequent. The most common crimes are phishing, which consists of stealing a person’s username and password to simulate a purchase by making the receiving account appear as the originating account of the payment, through the Debin/Credin modality, or identity theft through WhatsApp. using profile photos and even phone numbers.