The Bank of Russia and the Ministry of Internal Affairs will begin to exchange data on fraudulent transactions. About it reported Central Bank.
Police officers will quickly receive data on transactions without the client’s consent from the FinCERT automated system, and the Central Bank will be able to use the information received from the Ministry of Internal Affairs to prevent new fraudulent transactions. If the data is not in the FinCERT database, the Bank of Russia will contact the banks for clarification. You can now obtain information as quickly as possible thanks to the “one window” mode. Data will be exchanged in compliance with bank secrecy standards.
The law passed a year ago enters in force from October 21. Previously, the period for banks to respond to requests from the Ministry of Internal Affairs regarding theft was up to 30 days. The Ministry of Finance, which developed the draft law, awaitsthat fraud with bank cards and transfers without the client’s consent will lose their economic feasibility, since within the framework of one criminal case the entire chain of accounts will be blocked.
FinCERT – Interaction and Response Center of the Information Security Department, a special structural unit of the Bank of Russia (from CERT – computer emergency response team, computer incident response team). More than 1,000 organizations, including all Russian banks, participate in information exchange with FinCERT.
October 13 Central Bank reported about another fraudulent scheme. The attackers promise victims to return the money in cash at the Bank of Russia reception desk. In this case, scammers sign up a person for a personal appointment with the Bank of Russia on his behalf and indicate his contact number there. The potential victim receives an SMS confirming the entry from number 300 – the short number of the Bank of Russia. This allows criminals to gain trust and convince the interlocutor to make a transfer.