SOCIETY | 13:46 / 08.07.2024
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Tashkent resident arrested for stealing money via fake Telegram links

A criminal case has been initiated under Article 169, Part 3, Section "b" of the Criminal Code.

A Tashkent resident who had been defrauding people by sending fake links through Telegram and stealing their money has been arrested, according to the Cybersecurity Center of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

It was revealed that a 39-year-old woman, S.G., residing in Tashkent, reported to the Internal Affairs Department that an unknown person had appropriated 4,949,000 UZS from her bank card.

As a result of the rapid investigative operations conducted by the Cybersecurity units of the Rapid Search Service, it was determined that the crime was committed by a 42-year-old resident of Tashkent, N.A.

The suspect, N.A., was found to have been sending various links via Telegram to internet users, obtaining their bank card details, and stealing the money stored in their accounts.

It was noted that a criminal case has been initiated against N.A. under Article 169, Part 3, Section "b" of the Criminal Code.

According to the law, criminal actions under Article 169, Part 3, Section "b" of the Criminal Code are punishable by imprisonment for a term of 5 to 8 years.

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