The Civil Guard From Valencia investigate a 24 year old womanlocated in Cordovaby a cyber scam of 88,000 euros to a company from the Valencian region of Ribera Baixa.
The investigation began after a complaint was filed at the Civil Guard Post in Cullera (Valencia) of the representative of a company that had been the victim of a crime of fraud.
It denounced that an unknown author or authors one of the invoices had been subtly manipulated pending remotely, changing the bank account of destination of the payment for one controlled by those responsible for the scam, the Civil Guard reports this Friday.
The company, unaware of the facts, proceeded to pay more than 88,000 euros to a bank account that did not correspond to the legitimate interest of the complaining company of payment, but with the one that posed as the SGAE (General Society of Authors and Publishers) and requested payment.
As a result of the investigation, the agents confirmed that the bank scam had been carried out by the sophisticated method of “server hacking”.
In this way, they had gained access to the billing emails and from there the “capture” of the invoice.
However, the agents acted quickly and much of the money was blockedbeing able to recover the total amount of money and investigate a woman from the province of Córdoba for the crime of bank fraud.
The proceedings have been delivered to the Court of First Instance and Instruction Number 6 of Sueca (Valencia), and agents from the Sueca Company and the Córdoba Command have participated in the investigation.