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Lawyer under Art. 200 of the Criminal Code – Illegal actions with transfer documents, payment cards and other means of access to bank accounts, electronic money

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Lawyer under Art. 200 of the Criminal Code – Illegal actions with transfer documents, payment cards and other means of access to bank accounts, electronic money

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Nowadays, during the period of active development of the latest technologies, crimes related to illegal actions with documents, payment cards, and electronic money have become very common. These crimes are described in detail in Article 200 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. In this article, our experts - lawyers Prykhodko and Partners will tell in detail about the liability under Article 200 of the Criminal Code.

 

Liability provided for in Article 200 of the Criminal Code

According to the current Ukrainian legislation, illegal actions under Article 200 of the Criminal Code are:

  • Forgery of payment cards, electronic money, any documents used to transfer funds.
  • Illegal actions with payment cards and documents: their transportation, acquisition, storage, forwarding for their further sale or use.
  • Illegal use of electronic money and its analogues.
  • Issuance of electronic money without an appropriate legal basis.

The above illegal actions are punishable by a monetary fine: from 3,000 to 5,000 NMDG.

Certain changes were made to this article with the beginning of the full-scale invasion of Russia on the territory of Ukraine.

Special attention should be paid to the criminal component. This applies to the above actions, which were committed by prior conspiracy, repeatedly or by a group of persons. The punishment in this case is imprisonment for a term of 2 to 6 years. In addition, it is forbidden to hold certain positions or engage in professional activities for a period of up to 3 years.

If the illegal actions were committed by an organized group, the punishment is imprisonment for a term of 5 to 8 years with the above-mentioned additional restrictions.

Thus, the object of the crime is the production/use/circulation of transfer documents, payment cards or other means of access. The subject of the crime is payment cards, money transfer documents, various means of accessing bank accounts.

 

Assistance of professional lawyers under Article 200 of the Criminal Code

Today, criminal offenses associated with the use of modern technologies often lead law enforcement officials to a dead end. Of course, the fame of Ukrainian specialists in the field of IT goes far beyond the borders of our country. However, their material and technical support needs better.

If you or your loved ones are charged under Article 200 of the Criminal Code, you should not despair. Prykhodko and Partners lawyers will be able to protect your interests.

It will be difficult enough for the prosecutor to prove the guilt of the suspect under this article. In addition, there are very frequent procedural violations by investigators at various stages: from the preparation of the evidence base to the registration of case materials.

Our lawyers will help to form the right line of defense, which should be followed to achieve the desired result. We have all the necessary knowledge in the field of modern jurisprudence, as well as in the field of the latest technologies and cybercrimes. Our lawyers will definitely find weaknesses in the charges brought. In the future, this will lead to the desired result: the closing of the case or the complete acquittal of the accused.

Among the advantages of cooperation with our law office:

  • Efficiency and transparency.
  • Competence.
  • 100% privacy.

We provide a full range of services related to illegal actions with documents, transfers, payment cards and other means of accessing bank accounts.

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