Unknown derived from the accounts of Metallinvestbank over 677 million rubles. In the administration suspect that it was the result of a hacker attack, told “RIA Novosti” a source in law enforcement bodies.
“According to the Bank, in the last days of February from their Bank accounts has been translated more than 677 million rubles. Presumably, the unknown was able to hack the remote access to the banking system”, — said the Agency interlocutor. According to him, the attackers then withdrew the funds into several accounts controlled by, private individuals, “how accrual can be cashed”.
In a press-service of the Moscow police confirmed the information about such treatment, but not reported, from which Bank it was and what kind of money are we talking. “Now set the exact amount of material damage. On the given fact criminal case under article of the criminal code “Theft” under investigation,” — said “RIA Novosti” in the Metropolitan Directorate of the interior Ministry.
On Tuesday this week, a source in the Metallinvestbank confirmed the fact of a hacker attack, and that because of this, the Bank requested the Central Bank to disconnect it from the system of Bank electronic urgent payments (BESP).
According to the rating of the portal “Banks.ru”, Metallinvestbank is located on 89 th place by assets.
In early February, the “K” the interior Ministry announced on Thursday that we were able to identify iberbanda, jeopardising the security of the entire banking system of the country. Scammers tried to steal money from almost all banks in Russia.