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Swindled Money from Other Persons’ Bank Cards by Means of Computer; Charge Pressed against 3 Persons

20.08.2019 15:12

In the result of investigatory and procedural actions of great volume conducted within the criminal case investigated in the Department of Investigation of Crimes on Human Trafficking and Illegal Turnover of Drugs of General Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of the RA Investigative Committee circumstances of theft committed from 23 persons’ bank cards by means of computer were found out. Charge was pressed against 3 persons.

Pursuant to data obtained through investigation two residents of Kapan town created personal pages in the site “ok.ru” similar to real pages of several users of the same site downloading the their data and photos. Then through similar pages presenting themselves in the name of the users of real pages the residents of Kapan had correspondence with persons involved in the friends’ list of real users and with the intend to swindle money from their bank cards by means of computer, by cheating – under the pretext of transferring money to their card accounts asked and received bank card data of them and their relatives – card requisites (including CVV code), as well as the passwords sent to the phone numbers interconnected to card accounts for money transfer confirmation and got an opportunity to manage the money on card accounts.   

Through preliminary investigation it was found out that using the obtained card data through internet one of the persons having committed the alleged crime withdrew and swindled money in particularly large amount, in total, the second person – money in large amount, in total, transferring it to accounts of “e-dram” and “easy pay” registered and managed formerly by another resident of Kapan, they also made payments to «menu.am» company. Then they transferred the swindled money from the accounts of “e-dram” and “easy pay” to the accounts managed by them or their acquaintances and cashed it.

On the base of the obtained sufficient evidence charge was pressed against one of the residents of Kapan according to the Point 1 of the Part 3 of the Article 181 of RA Criminal Code, charge was pressed against the other according to the Points 1 and 2 of the Part 2 of the Article 181 and the Part 1 of the Article 38-181 of RA Criminal Code, charge was pressed against the third resident of Kapan according to the Points 1 and 2 of the Part 2 of the Article 38-181 of RA Criminal Code.

Preliminary investigation 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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