07 August 2020,   16:07
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Ministry of Internal Affairs detained 5 persons for theft and illegal access to computer systems

The officers of Investigative Main Division under Tbilisi Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, as a result of operative-search and investigative activities detained five persons on the basis of the respective court order: A.K. (DoB 1994), previously convicted T.P. (DoB 1995), previously convicted M.M. (DoB 1974), K.M. (DoB 1975) and previously convicted G.J. (DoB 1989). Law enforcers have also charged Russian citizen M.M. (DoB 1982) in absentia for illegal access to computer systems committed by the organized group and covert appropriation of sums in large quantities.


Committed crime envisages from 6 to 10 years of imprisonment.


Investigation established that Russian citizen M.M. and A.K. illegally accessed totalizator and casino web-sites and appropriated sums of 23 citizens through the bank cards registered on the web-sites. Cashing activities were facilitated by M.M. K.M. T.P. and G.J. it is notable that the amount of damage caused to the citizens totaled 72,000 GEL.


Investigation on the fact of illegal access to computer systems committed by the organized group and covert appropriation of sums in large quantities, articles 117 and 284 envisaged by the Criminal Code of Georgia.

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