In Kharkov, law enforcement officers exposed a 45-year-old man in the misuse of electronic money.
Firstly, This was reported in the communication department of the GUNP in the Kharkiv region.
The cyber police established that the attacker in 2017 created and administered a website for the provision. Of services for the online exchange of electronic money and cryptocurrency. And carried out financial transactions with electronic money of the Russian payment systems QiwiWallet. WebMoney, Yandex.Money, which are prohibited on the territory of Ukraine.
Also, These electronic payment systems were used by cybercriminals to carry out illegal activities and launder funds. Obtained by criminal means – due to the impossibility. Of law enforcement officers to trace their origin.
Persons wishing to carry out financial transactions with electronic money filled out an application on the. Website of the person involved and received this service. The client transferred funds to the bank account of the person involved in the national currency. And received the equivalent to electronic or crypto wallets of prohibited payment systems.
Furthermore, Law enforcement officers searched the home of the Kharkiv resident. In the course of it. The investigators seized 6 units of computer equipment, 4 mobile terminals, 55 payment cards of domestic. And foreign banks, as well as funds in the amount of about 900,000 hryvnias.
During a preliminary inspection of the equipment, information was found confirming the criminal activity of the person involved.
The criminal proceedings were opened under Part 2 of Art. 200 (illegal actions with transfer documents, payment cards. And other means of access to bank accounts, electronic money, equipment for their production) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
Finally, A man faces a fine from five to ten thousand non-taxable minimum incomes of citizens.