SBU apprehends members of hacking group coordinated from Russia
The SBU together with the Police stopped the illegal activity of an international hacking group of carders, the members of which were 4 residents of Dnipropetrovsk region.
The criminals got access to the cards of clients of foreign and national banking institutions and fabricated payment cards. The hackers’ activity was coordinated by the Russian Federation and its victims were clients of the EU, US and Ukrainian banks.
In addition, the criminals got illegal access to the accounts in social media and e-mails to use the information for their frauds.
In the process of searches the law enforcers confiscated special telecommunication equipment used in the illegal activity, PCs and communication means, many magnet cards with data about bank accounts (so-called ‘white plastic’) and malicious software and illegally obtained data of bank cards.
A criminal case under Part 2 Article 190 (Fraud) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine was launched.
Urgent investigative actions are under way to identify the bank clients who suffered from the illegal activity.
SBU Press Center
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