27 May 2024,   11:16
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Ministry of Internal Affairs arrested 2 people for unauthorized access to the computer system

The employees of the Main Divisions for Combating Organized Crime and Cybercrime under the Central Criminal Police Department, of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, as a result of the operational measures and investigative actions detained previously convicted currently on probation - A.E (DoB 2004) and J.U. (DoB 2003) for unauthorized entry into the computer system for the purpose of obtaining financial benefits.

The committed crime envisions up to 11 years of imprisonment.

As a result of the complex investigative actions, it was established that in order to obtain financial benefits, J.U. and A.E., with a prior agreement, developed a joint plan to enter the computer system of others without permission, namely: A.E. who was employed in JSC “Nikora Trade” as a cashier consultant, memorized the personal and accumulation card numbers of the customers of “Nikora” supermarket and later provided them to J.U.

On the other hand, J.U. recorded the “Nikora Supermarket” application in his mobile phone, where he registered the personal and accumulation card numbers of the customers of the same store provided by A.E., in order to enter the computer system of others without permission, after which J.U. went to JSC “Nikora Trade” stores and, by misleading the cashiers, spent the points accumulated on customers’ cards. The benefits received as a result of spending points were shared with A.E.

As a result of the mentioned criminal action, JSC “Nikora Trade” suffered significant material damage.

The investigation is being conducted under the II, III and IV parts of Article 286 of the Criminal Code of Georgia.

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