In Russia, they planted a hacker who spent millions of stolen cars on foreign cars and gold

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The court sentenced a resident of Ulyanovsk, who stole about 26 million rubles from the bank. by falsifying computer data, to five years of a general regime colony. This was reported on its website by the prosecutor's office of the Ulyanovsk region.

According to the prosecutor's office, the thirty-year-old Anatoly Ignatiev developed a criminal scheme that allowed him to steal money from the bank. Ignatiev acted together with his accomplice - an employee of the bank, who agreed to replace the data in the computer base of a financial institution. Ignatiev himself at the time of the crime did not work anywhere.

With the help of falsifying data in the database, accomplices managed to achieve an increase in the limit of funds in the bank account Ignatieff. This allowed him in May 2018 to assign about 26 million rubles to himself. bank money. Ignatiev bought six cars-foreign cars, gold bars and jewelry in the Moscow region for the stolen funds.

The court’s verdict. The court

found Ignatiev guilty under part 15 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation in fraud in the sphere of computer information, committed by a group of persons in a preliminary conspiracy and on a large scale. The offender was sentenced to five years in a penal colony. In addition, he was fined 300 thousand rubles. In addition, it will be charged with damage caused to the bank. Ignatieff's accomplice is still being sought.

It should be noted that part 4 of Article 159.6 suggests imprisonment for up to ten years as a punishment. This may be accompanied by a fine of up to 1 million rubles. or in the amount of the convicted person’s income for a period of up to three years and the restriction of freedom for up to two years.

Similar cases

This is not the only case of theft of funds from banks using information technologies lately. In January, police detained an Internet fraudster suspected of stealing 6 million rubles in St. Petersburg. with bank cards 49 citizens. Suspect is 41 years old.

According to the investigation version, the suspect sent out SMS-messages to his victims that their bank cards were blocked. He generated telephone numbers to which messages were sent by selecting digits. In the SMS, the attacker pointed out the number to which he allegedly needed to call back to the bank to unlock the card.

The message indicated the name of a particular bank. As a rule, out of a hundred people who received the same SMS, several were actually serviced at this bank. They called the specified number, and the attacker, posing as an employee of the bank, found out from them the details of the card and its PIN-code, allegedly necessary for unlocking. Using this data, he then transferred money from user cards to his accounts.
 
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