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Hackers who stole $178,000 from foreign banks detained in Azerbaijan

Hackers who stole $178,000 from foreign banks detained in Azerbaijan

Kriminal
01 November 2018, 13:13 693
Officers of internal affairs bodies carried out the next successful operation in the fight against cyber crimes.
Report informs citing the press service of MIA that the Office for Combating Organized Crime received information on the illegal intervention into personal accounts of the clients of different banks located abroad, with the use of special cyber programs. As a result, large amounts of money were stolen and transferred to other cards and cashed in our country.
As a result of special operational-search and technical measures undertaken by the General Staff, resident of Baku Fuad Huseynov and resident of Mingachevir Shahin Ahmadli were detained. I was revealed that they have stolen $178,000 from foreign banks and transferred to their personal accounts.
Investigation is underway.