At least 16 Russians have been tricked into attempting arson on government buildings and cars.
They were told by scammers to chuck Molotov cocktails, but most were unsuccessful, per local media.
Russian pensioners are being tricked into tossing Molotov cocktails at Russian military offices and officials' cars, according to local media outlets.
The people involved have tried to set fire to enlistment offices, bank ATMs, a car trunk, and a police department, though most have been unsuccessful, the outlet reported.
He'd taught Olga how to create the Molotov cocktails and instructed her to start a fire in the government building, according to Shot.
Some of the scammed Russians were younger, like a 36-year-old mother with a newborn baby and a 22-year-old student, according to MediaZona.
The press department for the Russian government did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment sent outside regular business hours. »