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Ukrainian Authorities Arrested Phishing Gang That Stole 100 Million UAH

July 4, 2022

The Cyber Police of Ukraine last week disclosed that it apprehended nine members of a criminal gang that embezzled 100 million hryvnias via hundreds of phishing sites that claimed to offer financial assistance to Ukrainian citizens as part of a campaign aimed at capitalizing on the ongoing conflict.

“Criminals created more than 400 phishing links to obtain bank card data of citizens and appropriate money from their accounts,” the agency said in a press statement last week. “The perpetrators may face up to 15 years behind bars.”

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