Carer scamming Binissalem pensioner out of €4,000 cuffed

GUARDIA Civil have arrested a 54-year old carer for scamming out of €4,000 a man in his 80s he was caring for in Binissalem.

The carer reportedly made the most of the pensioner’s trust in him to get him to reveal where he kept his bank debit card and the PIN code.

Without the elderly man’s consent he made four €1,000 cash withdrawals from his account.

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