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Charge Pressed against 43 year-old Man

02.07.2021 15:42

Preliminary investigation of the part separated from the criminal case initiated on theft in particularly large amount committed by means of computer was completed in General Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of the RA Investigative Committee.

Through investigation it was found out that on 8 October, 2019 43 year-old man opened current and card accounts in a bank operating in Armenia and in 5 days – on 13, October at 20:43 entered 9.800.000 AMD to the current account which on the next day he transferred to the card account through Internet bank service. Then through online system of another company he made an online transfer of 9.775.025 AMD from payment card attached to his bank card to the account of the company.  On the same day at 13:42 he willfully blocked the payment card attached to his bank card by entering an incorrect password for three times through an ATM of another bank after which, in order to complete the process of theft somebody else’s property in particularly large amount by means of computer, through Internet bank service he successfully made a back transfer of the above-mentioned amount which was not physically available in his bank account to his current account and cashed the money.

On the base of the obtained sufficient evidence charge was pressed against 43 year-old man according to the Point 1 of the Part 3 of the Article 181 of RA Criminal Code. Detention was chosen as a pretrial measure against him.

Preliminary investigation of the separated part was completed and the criminal case with the bill of indictment was sent to prosecutor supervising the legality of preliminary investigation.

Note; Everyone charged with alleged crime offence shall be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law.

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