He writes about it UNN with reference to the press service of the SBU.
"Preliminary data of the investigation indicate that four residents of Zaporizhia region and Dnipro organized the deal. To implement it, dealers set up an underground call center in Melitopol, where almost 50 operators "worked". Prior to the response from the operatives of the special services, the scheme managed to operate for several months, "the statement reads.
Pretending to be bank employees, the staff called clients of financial institutions and extorted information from them about CVV-code, numbers and PIN-codes of payment cards. After gaining access to customer accounts, the attackers transferred funds to controlled bank accounts.
To "work" with foreign clients, dealers also used illegal routing of international telephone traffic.
During a search of the call center, law enforcement officers found:
- 51 units computer equipment with malicious software;
- equipment for IP-telephony;
- instructions for employees with step-by-step actions when communicating with "clients";
- mobile phones, draft records and other evidence of illegal activities.
Currently, the seized equipment is sent for examination.
Within the criminal proceedings under Part 1 of Art. 190 (fraud) of the Criminal code of Ukraine investigative actions for identification of all persons involved in the scheme, and also a circle of the injured citizens proceed.
Cyber specialists of the Security Service of Ukraine exposed large-scale transaction on misappropriation of funds of citizens through unauthorized access to online banking. The attackers were represented by managers of banks and telecom operators.
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