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In Ukraine, a fraudulent scheme with bitcoin investments was revealed
The National Police, together with the SBU, closed the branched network of call centers engaged in the assignment of funds of citizens of Ukraine and the EU countries under the guise of exchange trading cryptocurrencies, securities, gold and oil.
According to the department, with the help of software, attackers replaced their phone numbers with state banks numbers. In the future, they lured from citizens the data of bank cards.
“The organizers of the scheme used pre -created sites and platforms for exchange trading cryptocurrencies, securities, gold and oil, guaranteeing the receipt of superprofits in a short time,” the police said.
Also, the groups on behalf of the so -called “cryptocurrency community community” were offered to foreign citizens who previously affected by similar fraud, assistance in the return of stolen assets.
The victims were sent by the details to transfer the “commission” to the accounts of the attackers. After receiving funds, communication with “brokers” was interrupted and no payments were made.
During searches, law enforcement officers seized computer equipment, mobile phones and draft records.
The investigation continues on the facts of fraud https://gagarin.news/ and the creation of malicious. The defendants face up to 12 years in prison.
Recall that in February, Ukrainian cyber police, together with Estonia law enforcement officers, revealed suspects of assigning cryptocurrencies under the guise of investment in the securities market.
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