These apps have two “faces” that automatically change at night!
2022-05-09 0 By
The App platform automatically “changes face” at night, providing an operation interface for illegal trading accounts;”Account merchants” enter the platform, buy social accounts and sell them to overseas electric fraud gangs;After the transaction is successful, the “number merchant” earns the difference and the platform gets a cut…Recently, The Reporter of Rule of Law Daily learned from the Public Security Department of Anhui Province that the Chujiang Branch of The Maanshan Municipal Public Security Bureau succeeded in tearing down the disguise of these official App platforms and eradicating the huge black-gray industrial chain of acquiring various social accounts from multiple App platforms.So far, the police have shut down four black and gray industry trading platforms, 18 App platforms involved, closed more than 100,000 illegal online accounts, and arrested 25 suspects suspected of infringing citizens’ personal information, helping online information crimes and illegally using online information.On April 26, 2021, Chujiang Branch picked up Ms. Huo, a citizen, to report that she suffered from telecom network fraud.Police inquiry learned that Ms Huo and her boyfriend in a social software acquaintance, after ms Huo in her boyfriend’s recommendation, on the Internet “investment” to make money, the result of the money into the unable to withdraw.After an investigation, police found that Huo’s boyfriend was in fact a member of a gang of swindlers who cheated huo out of more than 250,000 yuan by killing pigs.The case did not end here. After analyzing the social software account of Ms. Huo’s boyfriend, the police found that the account was actually registered by Mr. He, who was immediately arrested.However, he is not a member of the gang that defrauded Huo.”This social account actually plays a drainage role, fraud gang members first disguised as rich handsome friends, then under the pretext of love relationship, so that the victims no longer use this social account, switched to other social platforms for private chat, more convenient to carry out the ‘killing pig pan’ fraud.”Chujiang branch Interpol brigade three sheriff happy explained.After interrogation, the police learned that the social account had been sold by him on the “Monetize Bai” App, where many merchants would publish the task of buying and selling social accounts.It is understood that “monetize bai” is an App officially launched in the mobile application market with a large number of download users.If illegal trading of social accounts, telecom network fraud, cross-border online gambling gangs to provide services, the extent of the adverse impact can be imagined.However, police found no abnormality after downloading and installing the App.”Inside is the release of normal tasks interface, such as someone released to help children homework task, someone will come to take the task to make money, with he said different.”Handling the case police feel puzzled, if he said true, in the end where the problem?The problem is timing.Further investigation by the police revealed that the moneypabei App has two “faces” that change automatically at night.”During the day, the interface is normal and does not contain trading account content, but in the evening, it will jump to the interface containing trading account tasks to avoid relevant audit and supervision.”Glad to say.The police found that there was a trading section for online social accounts in the App, where many merchants released a large number of tasks and illegally acquired various real-name social accounts.As the depth of the investigation, hidden in The city of Ma ‘anshan engaged in illegal account trading wang and other 4 gang surfaced.Happy told reporters that Wang and others specially set up a studio, the main “work” is to publish tasks in the App platform, paid for the account on the social platform.After buying the account number, they can sell it directly to overseas personnel at double the price.Some tasks will put forward specific requirements on the gender, age and other information registered and recorded by account holders, as well as the year of ownership, so as to save the trouble of “keeping numbers” and facilitate overseas personnel to carry out illegal and criminal activities.Wang and others use more than one platform.Police along the line of deep digging, found that in the mobile phone application market, “make money” “make money?” “make money fast” “enjoy music help” “bee reward” and other more than 10 APPS also exist trading network accounts, hidden behind the huge black gray industry chain.Because the case is significant, Chu River branch will report the case to ma ‘anshan public security Bureau.The bureau attaches great importance to the designation of Interpol detachment lead, set up a number of police joint, Chu Jiang branch specific undertake the task force to investigate the case.According to the police, this black and gray industry chain is interlinked, there are many practitioners such as platform development and operation gangs, “account merchants” who buy and sell all kinds of accounts, and technical support gangs who maintain the platform full-time.The platform development and operation gang registered companies, established studios, and specialized in App development. In order to evade the supervision of relevant functional departments, they developed “sock puppet package” App and submitted it to the application market for approval and shelving. Once the App was shelving, the platform operation gang would take technical measures to deal with it, so that the “account operator” could issue acquisition tasks.”They will not only jump to the interface regularly at night, but also make special Settings according to the region and personnel. For example, users in the location of the company will always open a regular interface without buying and selling account content, while users who have bought and sold accounts on the platform will always open an illegal interface with buying and selling account content.”Glad to say.On the platform, “account operators” publish tasks and requirements for acquiring various accounts at the price of 40 to 150 yuan, and attract users to buy and sell personal social accounts under the slogan of “high price, simple and quick profit”.Account number is “number business” after the acquisition, and will be sold to fraud gangs at a high price, used to implement telecom network fraud.Platform development and operation gangs make illegal profits by extracting 10 percent of the transaction price, while “account merchants” make illegal profits by buying at a low price and selling at a high price.According to the police, there are more than 8 million registered users of more than 10 apps such as “Moneymaking Bai”, and more than 1,700 registered users of “account merchants”. The “moneymaking Bai” App platform alone earns more than 500,000 yuan in illegal profits by collecting commissions every month.From the end of August to November 2021, the special case team went to Shenzhen, Dongguan, Changsha and other 10 places to carry out the net action, captured 25 suspects such as Zhang and Wang, destroyed 18 involved App platforms, destroyed 4 black and gray industry trading platforms, and closed more than 100,000 personal online dating accounts suspected of illegal trading.At present, the case is under further investigation.Source: Rule of Law Daily