In Belarus, the Russian was tagged for stealing nearly 70 thousand dollars from the ATM

© RIA Novostirussia the police. Archival photoIn Belarus, the Russian was tagged for stealing nearly 70 thousand dollars from the ATM© RIA Novosti

A criminal case in Belarus in relation to a Russian citizen, accused of stealing from ATM in Minsk almost 70 thousand dollars, reported Tuesday the press service of the Investigative Committee of the Republic.

«Are the circumstances of the theft of cash from an ATM in the capital… To the ATM a man came up and using the appropriate software and hardware made an unauthorized access to the operating system of the device. The connection and the introduction of false information into the system, he managed to steal more than 146 thousand (Belarusian — ed.), rubles (about 67.6 per thousand dollars) in cash», — stated in the message.

According to the press service, the police received a call that the ATM is one of the largest banks in the country the alarm went off. Arrived at the scene the police detained near ATM man. «They found 27-year-old unemployed citizen of the Russian Federation. The money was found during personal search in his backpack,» reads the message.

Concerning the man criminal case under article «Theft of property by introducing a computer system of false information committed on an especially large scale», added the press service. Russian citizen faces punishment in the form of imprisonment for the term from six till 15 years.

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