They collect for alleged disaster victims. For a non-existent soup cake or simply for his own wallet. Whole groups of eastern european beggars are always on the move in the city and district of forchheim. Writes the forchheim police in a press release.
On tuesday afternoon, a civil patrol noticed a young woman pretending to sell a homeless newspaper in the city's pedestrian zone. Meanwhile, her 51-year-old companion tried to hide behind a sales stand.
On the road throughout france
For good reason: last year he was investigated for theft after a woman from forchheim who was willing to make a donation found 90 euros missing from her purse.
In the course of the investigation, it emerged that the persons had already attracted attention several times and were on the move throughout franconia. Further investigations are being carried out in cooperation with the district office, the relevant foreign authorities and customs. The forchheim police department is therefore asking citizens to check carefully who they entrust their donations to.