“Scammers tried to scam me for money” – former CSKA hockey player Sergey Gimaev on phone threats

Former CSKA Moscow and Ufa hockey player “Salavat Yulaev” Sergei Guimaev said the threats against him and his mother over the phone were the work of scammers who tried to trick him into paying them money.

Earlier, Telegram channel “112” reported that a man called Gimaev’s mother asked if she was really his relative and then demanded that the ex-player call him back. Otherwise, the attacker threatened to hack the two with an axe. The woman contacted law enforcement.

They were phone scammers. A common occurrence these days. They called me, started threatening me, tried to extort money from me. I just blocked them. Then they started calling my mother. She, like an old-school person, informed the district police officer, who drew up a protocol. I immediately said, “Mom, these are charlatans, just block them.” Of course, this story echoed, many called me, thank you for your support. I hope this experience will help someone – do not fall for such a phone scam, – Gimaev told .

Sergei Gimaev Jr. is the son of famous commentator Sergei Nailievich Gimaev, who died in 2017. In 2021, Gimaev Jr. announced his retirement. In the KHL, he played 600 games and scored 59 points (15+44).

Source : MatchTV

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