SBU reveals illegal scheme of money embezzlement under the guise of activity of dealer centers of electronic currency trading
SBU prevented activity of the swindler organized group, who embezzled money in an especially large scale under the guise of dealer centers «Forex» from electronic trading in the currency international market in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Odesa and Lviv.
With the use of special software for simulation of electronic trading process, the organizers of this illegal scheme exploited specially made Web resources and defrauded so-called «investors». The part of illegal gains was transferred to accounts in Russian Federation. This money was used for financing of LNR/DNR terrorist organizations.
During searches the SBU officers confiscated «accounting fraud», computer equipment, special software, bank cards, documentations that confirmed illegality of financial machinations. Also, SBU officers seized methodical guidelines and documents that pointed at cooperation with financial institutions of Russian Federation. The criminal proceeding was initiated under Part 3 Article 258-5 (financing of terrorism) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The urgent investigation is under way.
SBU Press Center
For the Attention of the SBU Head