The police broke up a Czech-Ukrainian gang of fake bankers, detained forty people News | Hradecka Gossip

The police broke up a Czech-Ukrainian gang of fake bankers, detained forty people News | Hradecka Gossip
The police broke up a Czech-Ukrainian gang of fake bankers, detained forty people News | Hradecka Gossip
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The Hradec Králové police together with their Ukrainian colleagues eliminated a Czech-Ukrainian gang of fake bankers, who are suspected of hundreds of telephone frauds with damages in the tens of millions of crowns. Last week, the police arrested 40 people in the Czech Republic and Ukraine.

The call center was based in Odessa. The callers were Czechs, their recruitment in the Czech Republic was handled by a fifty-year-old Czech woman. The police detained 23 Czechs, of which six were arrested in Ukraine. They are now awaiting extradition to the Czech Republic, where the police will charge them. The police have already charged those detained in the Czech Republic and three of them have been taken into custody by the court. “Ukrainian police detained 17 Ukrainians during an operation coordinated with the Czech police,” said the spokesperson of the Hradec Králové police Iva Kormošová..

On Tuesday, the Ukrainian authorities reported different numbers of detainees and the amount of damage in the case. According to them, nine people were detained in Ukraine, six of them Czechs. From at least 16 victims in the Czech Republic, they lured more than three million crowns. The scams were organized by a 40-year-old Ukrainian, Ukrainian police said.

In the Czech Republic and Ukraine, the police managed to secure almost 50 laptops, almost 60 mobile phones, over 100 SIM cards, less than a dozen flash drives and crypto-wallets, over 30 payment cards, almost half a million hryvnias, 80 thousand dollars, 1 thousand Euros, drugs and weapons. As part of the financial investigation, it was not possible to secure any finances on the accounts of the accused, only 3 properties in the Czech Republic.

The police officers have so far proven to the group that during the year they committed more than 150 crimes with damage of almost 30 million crowns, of which over 22 million crowns is complete, less than 1.5 million crowns in the attempt stage and less than 4 million crowns in the preparation stage . However, it is believed that this group is responsible for several hundred more acts, which will increase the damage caused. Currently, the file already contains over 20,000 sheets and around 1 TB of data.

As part of the aforementioned implementation, the police officers also discovered a cannabis cultivation plant in two houses in Náchodsk and arrested three men aged 31, 44 and 51, who are currently being prosecuted at large. The oldest man, who is the partner of the aforementioned 50-year-old recruiter, is accused of the particularly serious crime of illegal production and other handling of narcotic and psychotropic substances and poisons.

Both younger men, who are not citizens of the Czech Republic, are accused of the offense of illegal production and other handling of narcotic and psychotropic substances and poisons and the offense of possession of a narcotic and psychotropic substance. The oldest man faces up to 10 years in prison and the two younger men face up to 5 years in prison. In both houses, the police officers found expensive sophisticated technologies for indoor cultivation, harvested over 250 grown cannabis plants and secured almost 9 kg of dry matter.


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