Ukraine: The number of detected skimming devices on ATMs in 2012 grew by 1.7 times
It was said by the deputy head of the cybercrime fighting Division of the Interior Ministry of Ukraine Leonid Timchenko at the international conference "Payment Forum", organized by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).
According to him, only in Q1 of this year it was detected 37 such devices.
As the representative of the Interior Ministry said, detection statistics of skimming devices shows the growth of such crimes in Ukraine.
The first such device was detected in Ukraine in 2007, in 2008 - 11 devices, in 2009 - 10, in 2010 - 9, in 2011 - 43, in 2012 - 73, but only for the Q1 of this year - 37 devices, said Leonid Timchenko.