Two students from Chisinau were accused of stealing more than one million lei by fake cards from the accounts of a number of banks from Brazil, USA, Ukraine and others.
The accused used information technologies of reading personal data of the owners and produced and put in requisition more than 1000 fake bank cards. The majority of cards were owned by US banks. Thus, in April-May 2013 the tricksters cashed about 1.2 million lei. Also they were going to remove another 2 million lei, but failed.
During the searches in the houses of the accused men a laboratory where the cards were produced and cashed funds were detected.
For theft, attempt for theft and putting in requisition false bank cards the Chisinau Central Court sentenced the students of 22 and 23 years to 9,5 and 8 years of prison.