Aksakov proposed to penalize banks for not recognizing a fake ATMs

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotoracconti Aksakov. Archival photoAksakov proposed to penalize banks for not recognizing a fake ATMs© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

Banks for using ATMs that do not identify counterfeit Bank notes, to punish the ruble, says the Chairman of the Duma Committee on financial market Anatoly Aksakov.

The first Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank Georgy Luntovsky this week, noted the growth in number of ATMs of counterfeit banknotes. According to him, the main reason of growth of this type of fraud — the use of cheap models banknotopriemnye device that checks one or two protective characteristic, whereas the Bank of Russia requires to check not less than four machine-readable security features.

«It is clear that if the ATM takes counterfeit banknotes, do not recognize them, such ATMs may not be operated. I don’t know about the revocation of the license, I think that should and can be punished, fined,» — said RIA Novosti Deputy.

«If the Central Bank will be hard to do, then obviously the procedure will be induced. Quite a few times severely punished and all questions will be removed. Just needs to be certainty of punishment,» — said Aksakov.

To the question about how to encourage banks to upgrade ATM network, he recalled that there are quite stringent requirements of the Bank of Russia, and the Central Bank «just need to track the performance of their own requirements in terms of these devices for recognition of banknotes, fake or not».

The Association of entrepreneurs for development of the business patriotism, «AVANTI», in turn, had previously sent an address to the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko and the head of the Federation Council Committee on budget and financial markets Sergey Ryabuhina with the proposal to introduce the possibility of revocation of license of banks, more than 25% of the ATMs which do not meet the requirements of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation on check of authenticity of banknotes. Ryabukhin supported this idea.

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