According to police, the suspects set up 35 customer accounts in the online store on behalf of real or invented people.
Helsinki police say they have completed a preliminary investigation into the international fraud case. It is suspected that numerous purchases have been made from the Finnish electronics store, probably with stolen or copied US credit cards.
According to the preliminary investigation, the suspects set up 35 customer accounts in the online store in the name of real or invented people and ordered electronics. Orders were paid for by credit cards issued by U.S. banks to U.S. individuals without the permission of their owners.
According to police, the purchases were made in the fall of 2018 and the criminal proceeds were about 169,000 euros.
The suspects are citizens of Finland, Estonia, Russia, Uzbekistan and the Netherlands, some of whom live in Finland.
The case is being prosecuted for 21 people. They are suspected of aggravated means of payment fraud and aggravated fraud.
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