The cyber-police detained the organizer of the fraudulent scheme “your relative in the police”

Employees of the police of Ukraine detained the organizer of the fraudulent scheme “your relative in the police.” It was one prisoner on the uncontrolled part of Ukraine, reported the press service of the National police.

“The police found that the fraudsters had lured money from citizens under the “your relative in the police,” and through the distribution of fake messages in the name of “Oschadbank “PrivatBank”, – noted in press service.

It is reported that the victims received calls from a penal colony located on the temporarily occupied territory of Luhansk region. In addition, it was established that participants of criminal group were also in the jail located in the Poltava region.

“The total amount of the caused damage to citizens reaches more than 1.3 million UAH. These funds are members of the criminal group was divided and used to provide comfortable conditions for serving the punishment in places of imprisonment”, – is spoken in the message.

Later police found and one of the organizers of this criminal activity. They found 40-year-old man, who was serving a sentence in a penal colony in Luhansk oblast not controlled by Ukraine territory.

“He was “looking” and a leader among those serving sentences in the institution. Concluded after the expiry of the punishment was intended to return to the territory of Ukraine. Therefore, in the future, when conducting joint interregional operations, employees slobozhanske Department of police, under the procedural management of Prosecutor’s office of Poltava region detained the attacker after crossing the demarcation line through the checkpoint “Stanitsa Lugansk”, – reported in police.

It is reported that the detainee was informed about the suspicion and the court elected a measure of restraint in the form of detention for a period of two months or payment of a Deposit in the amount of 1.2 million UAH. Now the issue of declaring him the suspicion of a further 41 episode crime under part 4 St. 190 criminal code of Ukraine.

The police added that currently the victims already compensated for the damages caused by the actions of members of a criminal group.