The Central Bank has estimated the damage from the activities of «Casbee»

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in fotobanka the building of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. Archival photoThe Central Bank has estimated the damage from the activities of «Casbee»© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

The number of users «, Casbee», according to preliminary estimates, hundreds of thousands, but among them may be bots, but actually invested less, told reporters Director of the Department for combating unfair practices of the Bank of Russia Valery Lyakh.

«Expert assessment of the damage is, according to conservative estimates, from 1 to 3 billion rubles. Now, in fact, in groups that are somehow connected with the activities of this organization consist of several hundred thousand people. But we understand that most of them stranded, some of them are adware, bots, of course. People who really transferred the money, they are less,» said Lyakh to the question, how many people could become victims of «Cerberi».

«According to our information, on 12 November at the court in Rostov-on-don appointed consideration of the merits of the claim of the Prosecutor’s office about blocking information prohibited for distribution in Russia, directly to the information that is distributed via the website», — he told, answering a question that prevents to block the website «Cerberi».

According to the Telegraph, the Bank of Russia last week sent information to the FAS with the aim to stop the spread of advertising of services of group of companies», Cerberi». «We have sent information to ensure that they are recorded, that is, we drew their attention in fact that is continues to spread», he said.

In late September, the Central Bank said that it has handed over to the Prosecutor General and the interior Ministry information about the group of Russian and foreign companies, operating under the brand » Cerberi «. The regulator has provided in the activity «Cerberi» «clear signs of financial pyramids». As such, the representative of the Central Bank called the activity based on the principles of network marketing that promises high returns and aggressive advertising in the media and social networks.