The case of the detainees in Kiev collectors-ransomware were sent to court, – the Prosecutor’s office

Дело задержанных в Киеве коллекторов-вымогателей передано в суд, - прокуратура

In the Kiev region has transferred in court business of the group “collectors” who tried to extort citizens for money, threatening them with physical violence, torture and rape. Reports a press about it-service of Prosecutor’s office of area.

The group was disposed of in October 2017, according to the Agency. Four attackers involved in under the guise of legal debt collection activities of extortion, was detained.

“The so-called “collectors” called the victim and threatened him with rape of children, the disfigurement of the face, the torture of loved ones and physical violence, even to pedagogical staff of schools and the undermining of the building and demanded from them money. Their criminal actions of members of the criminal group within 2017 “earned” almost 7 million UAH,” – said the Prosecutor.

The attacker was charged with part 4 of article 189 of the criminal code of Ukraine – extortion. He faces a prison sentence of up to 12 years and confiscation of property.

Earlier in the Transcarpathian region detained the man, who extorted from a local resident of 30 thousand dollars in exchange for non-proliferation of her provocative pictures.

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