A criminal complaint has been filed with the General Prosecutor’s Office in Istanbul regarding the fraud network, some of which are believed to be located in Turkey, Iran, Malaysia and Dubai, and their leader, Sourena Youshizade, is imprisoned in Iran. It was claimed that the network, whose 5 members were wanted by Interpol, convinced the victims with the promise of a luxurious life.
The network allegedly scams victims with fancy parties, expensive watches and gifts, meals at fancy restaurants, and lures victims.
The network was claimed to have defrauded over 2,000 people in Iran and over 400 people in Turkey out of $1 billion. The network was also said to use crypto money in frauds with companies whose names keep changing. Victims said they lost $30-35,000 and couldn’t find a person for 2 years.
VICTIMS BELIEVE IN A LUXURIOUS LIFE
Lawyer Maşallah Maral on the subject, “It is an organization based in Iran and as a result of the trials held in Iran, it has been determined that there are more than 2,000 victims. We have reached the number of victims of more than 400 in Turkey. They deceive people with the promise of luxury life and saying that they will make money and invest in a virtual environment. “They believe it after seeing the pompous life. Trust is built and they lure the victims into their nets.” mentioned.
HIGHLIGHTS ALLEGED AVERAGE $1 BILLION
Stating that the victims have not been paid for more than 2 years, lawyer Maral said, “The victims make investments and some transformations are made within their own business from these investments. In the following stages, no payments were made to the victims for more than 2 years. After operating within the company, the victims cannot effectively receive their money.” A 10% profit share is promised. However, the rate that victims receive does not even reach 1%. Some of their own money is not given to them. They don’t make any profit from the profits. that an average of over $1 billion is profited.” he said.
THERE ARE 5 PEOPLE SUSPENDED IN INTERPOL RESEARCH
Recalling that the company in question does not have a registered office, Maral said, “After establishing a dialogue with one person, you cannot reach a second person. You cannot see what you see again. There are 5 people caught up in the Interpol search in the proceedings after the complaints filed by the victims. Some of these people are in Turkey. The trial to be held here will lead to the expansion of the investigation and their After his arrest, the victims will be discharged of their grievances. mentioned.
‘DO NOT TRUST YOURSELF IN A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT’ WARNING
Stating that everything works in the virtual environment, Maral said, “The company changes its name all the time. This is a method frequently used by fraudsters. Victims must absolutely not believe the people they meet online. Unfortunately, our employees very easily trust the people they they meet on social media. They believe them in order to increase their income as soon as possible. They should not believe them. At the company headquarters. “If there is such a system, they can invest after confirming it . Otherwise, grievances will increase.” used expressions.
THEY SAID WE WILL SAVE YOU MONEY; IT WAS RESTAURANT
Nuh Baranoğlu, one of the victims, said the Iranian network came to the restaurant he ran in 2019 and that’s how they got to know each other. “I asked them if they were doing business. They said they were dealing with play money and they said we would make money for you too. They said we would earn 10% at first. I gave a thousand dollars and got 10% back in the first place. They gave us that confidence. When we saw that confidence, the price of money went up.” he used the words..
“I was also instrumental in the people around me. They suddenly disappeared. I gave $30,000. We couldn’t get that money. We are victims, I had to close my restaurant because of this. I hope the state authorities will fix our It’s the networks, they talk about huge amounts of money. Everyone complains. These people let him get caught. We don’t ‘ve ever been to luxury parties. They organize luxury parties with our money.
THEY SHOWED THE RICH LIFE; He invested 35 thousand dollars
One of the victims, Farshid Fazli, said: “In 2019, they told us about a digital currency site. They said there is a token, it will go up and you will make money We were a little scared at first, we didn’t get in. Then they continued, they put on a show. They showed us fancy cars, watches, food, rich life. They showed us showed that, and they said you would be like that. After 1-2 years, we made so much money, they said, start slow. After giving 1000 dollars, raise a little more and earn more, have – they said, my brother and I deposited $35,000. Unfortunately, we lost. “The only government we trust now is our state. I hope they will be taken soon. We went to their offices, we went to the parties. They said, “You can’t get to this level, you can’t get in, the big ones are here.” They were talking online on the phone, we were watching,” he said.
THEY SAID ‘THIS WILL BE YOUR FUTURE’
Zahid Fazli also said: “They are Iranian citizens, a big network. We received a phone call and we met here. They were our guests once or twice. They told me good things about the future. They said that you will travel in boats, in luxury cars, that will be your future. They all came with luxury cars to deceive. They did what they would do, our money is gone. We lost 35,000 dollars. Now there’s no response from any of them. We called, wrote a message. They replied to messages, they said to wait. Then they cut off. We didn’t receive a message. “money at first. We couldn’t even contact, they cheated on us. We hope our money will come back. We have familiar friends, we told them and we were embarrassed” mentioned.