FSB defused a group that stole and sold credit card data

As reported by correspondent “RG” in the Center of public relations of FSB of Russia, the special operation was held in 11 regions of the country: Crimea, North Ossetia, Kaluga, Leningrad, Moscow, Pskov, Samara and Tambov regions, as well as in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Sevastopol. As a result of the RAID were arrested more than thirty members of the group, including citizens of Ukraine and Lithuania. Twenty-five of them were charged with unlawful trafficking in means of payment and remanded in custody. The organizers from among the citizens of Russia were repeat offenders who had been previously prosecuted for a similar crime. For sale stolen data criminal business has created over 90 online stores. Sold data was used for stealing money from Bank accounts of citizens of different States, including through expensive purchases in online stores.

Photo: FSB/ RIA Novosti, the FSB has identified three regions of Russia, the financing channel “IG”

according to the staff of the operational videos, the commandos had to go in one of the apartments on the window ledge on the second floor. Detention was held simultaneously in private homes, apartments and even underground Parking in different cities. During the searches, investigators recovered various mobile and computer devices, as well as numerous wads of dollars, euros and rubles.

As reported in TSOs FSB, during the searches at the 62 addresses of the members of the organized group seized more than 1 million dollars, 3 million rubles. In addition, the attackers found a fake Russian passport and the identity of law enforcement officers. And they seized rifles, drugs, gold bars and precious coins.

the special Forces had to go in one of the apartments through the window on the second floor. Photo: TSOs FSB of the Russian Federation / TASS