Economic offense department uncloses fraud

17 July 2009 (07:23)

UralBusinessConsulting Agency of Information and Analytics has been informed by Sverdlovsk Region’s Economic Offense Department that the accounts of a certain firm at had been blocked in absolute accordance with the existing law; the action was taken in the course of an investigation related to money theft from a number of Yekaterinburg-based businesses.

The Department claims a group of offenders was using a Trojan software program to steal some money from legal entities’ accounts; the money was then cashed after a series of several transferal transactions. The law-enforcement officers tracked the money down a line of various accounts and locked the account at some point.

The Department is now busy with an investigation of the case, with criminal proceedings to be instituted very soon.

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