Searches in Transcarpathia
Hackers used malware to interfere in the work of banks and misappropriated several million hryvnias. After being indicted of a series of cybercrimes, the organizer was hiding from the police, then he was declared wanted.
Officers from the Cyberpolice Department, together with the National Police's Main Investigation Department, under the procedural control of the Prosecutor General's Office, detained the 30-year-old man suspected of organizing a number of cybercrimes.
During the pre-trial investigation, law enforcement officers conducted 35 searches in Transcarpathian, Kyiv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Odesa regions and the city of Kyiv. As a result, physical evidence was seized.
All defendants were indicted of offenses under Part 3 of Art. 28 (Committing a crime by a group of persons, a group of persons by prior conspiracy, organized group or criminal organization), Part 2 of Art. 361 (Unauthorized interference in the work of computers, automated systems, computer networks or telecommunications networks), Part 2 of Art. 361-1 (Creation of malicious software or hardware for the purpose of use, distribution or sale, as well as distribution or sale thereof), Part 5 of Art. 185 (Theft) and Part 3 of Art. 209 (Legalization (laundering) of proceeds from crime) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The organizer was hiding from law enforcement agencies, avoiding responsibility, and so he was declared wanted.
The suspect was detained under the decision of a court in Ivano-Frankivsk region. He was remanded in custody with the right to be released on bail of 2.5 million hryvnias, - the Cyberpolice Department of the National Police of Ukraine informs
15 July 2019 12:35