Media: The court arrested 1032 BTC on the wallets of the investigator in the case of The Infraud Organization
On November 17, the Basmanny Court of Moscow arrested Bitcoins owned by the head of the Investigative Department of the IC of the Russian Federation in the Tver district of Moscow Marat Tambiev. This is reported by the Telegram channel “VChK-OGPU”.
According to the court order, which at the disposal of the authors of the channel, we are talking about two wallets with a total balance of 1032.1 BTC ($ 17.2 million at the time of the inspection by law https://gagarin.news/news/netflix-bans-cryptocurrency-ads-media/ enforcement officers).
According to VChK-OGPU, the Tambiev department conducted criminal proceedings against members of the large hacker group The Infraud Organization. Its leaders of the media are called Mark Bergman, Konstantin Bergman and Andrei Novak.
Tambieva is accused of receiving a bribe from a lawyer of cybercriminals Roman Meyer.
“Members of The Infraud Organization Hacker Group at the time of the detention, which Tambiev personally came to, gave access to ten cryptocurns, which in December 2021 received revenue from hacker activity in the amount of 2064 BTC. All this money was withdrawn from wallets, ”the channel said.
According to him, after the detention of hackers, Meyer began to extort from them $ 1 million and 26 million rubles “for employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the TFR and the Prosecutor’s Office” to resolve the case.
Cybercriminals turned to the FSB of the Russian Federation. Meyer and Tambiev was detained when transferring money. On November 23, the latter will have a meeting to extend the deadline for detention.
As the sources of Telegram channel said, the second half of the amount from the wallet wallets went to a certain “cold wallet”, access to which can have employees of the KO department, who took part in the searches.
Recall that four suspects of The Infraud Organization, Russian law enforcement officers detained in January 2022. The group specialized in the trade of stolen personal data, compromised credit cards, malicious software and other illegal things.
In the future, all the detainees pleaded guilty and began to cooperate with the investigation. In particular, Novak provided law enforcement officers with passwords, documents and access to cryptocurrency assets.
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