A “mainland” fraudster was convicted in Crimea
In Crimea, the prosecutor’s office of the Pervomaisky district supported the state prosecution in a criminal case against a resident of the Nizhny Novgorod region. The court found him guilty of committing a crime under paragraph “g” of Part 3 of Art. 158 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (theft committed with causing significant damage to a citizen from a bank account).
During the trial, it was established that a resident of the Nizhny Novgorod region, using special software installed on his laptop in February 2021, made a call to the phone of a pensioner living in the Pervomaisky district, indicating that he was a bank employee and the scammers tried to use her card withdraw funds, in connection with which she needs to provide her personal information and bank card number. Having gained access to a bank card, the attacker stole funds in the amount of 35 thousand rubles,” the prosecutor’s office provided details.
The court, taking into account the position of the state prosecutor, found the defendant guilty of committing the charged crime and imposed a sentence of 2 years of suspended imprisonment with a probationary period of 2 years. The claims for damages caused by the crime were satisfied. The verdict did not enter into legal force.