Belarus' KGB reveals the country's biggest criminal group in the field of electronic payments

Belarus' KGB reveals the country's biggest criminal group in the field of electronic payments

$3 million of illegal income. The Belarusian KGB revealed the country's largest criminal group that was involved in international electronic payments. The criminals were well disguised.

They used the channels of encrypted communication, a complex scheme consisting of electronic payment system wallets, SIM cards of Belarusian and Russian operators registered on false people, including foreigners. As a result, the illegal turnover of funds amounted to over 54 billion rubles.

Dmitry Pobyarzhin, head of the press service of the State Security Committee of the Republic of Belarus:
We identified about 50 clients of the organized criminal group. We found and confiscated a special electronic equipment that was used to make payments and for redistribution of financial flows. This is cash, a plastic card of Belarusian and foreign banks and drugs.