The Theme of cryptocurrency — freedom for fraudsters. For example, attackers are still trying to capitalize on ICO Telegram. To do this, fake websites and send out letters with an offer to invest. Also demand is cheating on selling equipment for mining. Soon this case will consider the Leninsky district court of Omsk.the
Judging will be ohmic, who is charged with the theft of two million rubles from the residents of Novosibirsk and St. Petersburg, reports . For this resourceful entrepreneur has used the image of a seller of miners.
First Deputy Prosecutor of the Omsk region approved the indictment. 54-the summer inhabitant of Omsk is accused under article 159 of the criminal code. For fraud in especially large size threatens till ten years of imprisonment. The details of the case shared by the Prosecutor's office of Omsk region.
According to investigators, in the summer of 2017 the citizen, entered into a preliminary agreement with the person criminal case concerning which is allocated in separate manufacture, have placed on the website in the Internet the announcement of sale of computer equipment used for mining cryptocurrency. In fact accomplices such equipment is not possessed, and the ad placed with the purpose of misappropriation of funds of citizens.
Prosecutors said the fraud scheme. In July of last year the inhabitant of Novosibirsk has contacted the sellers. One of them was presented by the supplier from China and asked the buyer to prove the existence of 1.5 million rubles necessary for the purchase.
Novosibirets asked relatives to transfer money to the account. Then, at the request of the attacker provided the personal data and details of the transfer. After that accomplices forged documents and received the money.
According to the distributed roles, the resident of Omsk in one of the local branches of the Bank with false documents received cash in the amount of 1.5 million rubles, which, together with another accomplice were later stolen and spent on personal needs. Likewise, in August of 2017, the attackers stole money a buyer from St. Petersburg in the amount of 500 thousand rubles.
One accomplice was caught while trying to withdraw money. Now under custody, and has already pleaded guilty. The second suspect is not found.
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