The postal and telecommunications of Ukraine exposed a group of online scammers who have created a network of fake online exchangers to convert cryptocurrencies, reports the “Financial club”.
In the framework of criminal proceedings under part 3 of article 190 (fraud) of the criminal code of Ukraine ciberpolitica went to the suspects: the residents of Dnieper age from 20 to 26 years.
“The criminal group consisted of four people. Attackers with specialized knowledge and skills in the field of programming, created their own CMS content management system websites-exchangers. Created web resources simulated legal activities of the web of offices with bi-directional conversion of cryptocurrencies, and received bogus positive feedback rating”, — stated in the message of national police.
Victims transferred money to e-wallets registered with forged documents to foreign citizens. Once the funds are intruders stopped working online-exchanger, after which he opened a new fake resource.
Employees of the Polesie and the Dnieper offices of the Department of police, together with investigators of the police of Rivne region under the procedural leadership of the Rivne local Prosecutor’s office with involvement of special forces CORD of Dnipropetrovsk region carried out the authorized searches in a residence of persons involved. In the course of their computer equipment was seized, flash drives, Bank cards and mobile phones used by the scammers.
Three participants of criminal group it is declared suspicion in Commission of six episodes of a fraudulent activity. Confiscated equipment was sent for examination.
Employees of police are now conducting a study of all the identified pseudo-sites to establish the amount of damage.
Fraudulent were the following sites: moneycraft.info that wowex.online swapex.net, myexchanger.lv iconvex.net, likechange.biz. The list of sites, however, is not exhaustive, so the cyber-police asks to report other similar cases.