The Central Bank may impose a blocking of transfers of Russians over 10,000 rubles

The Central Bank may block transfers of Russians over 10,000 rubles

The regulator announced the bill with the introduction of a “cooling-off period”.

At a meeting of the Expert Council for the Protection of the Rights of Consumers of Financial Services at the Central Bank, the regulator was offered to block transfers of Russians in excess of 10,000 rubles.

Such a measure, according to experts, will help the bank to fight the fraudsters who have recently become more active.

To unfreeze them, the following scheme is proposed: entering an additional identification or PIN code.

This is reported by “Izvestia”.

According to the head of the Council of the Finpotrebsoyuz Igor Kostikov, the participants of the meeting supported the proposal.

However, it needs additional elaboration, despite the fact that the effectiveness of their use of such mechanisms on marketplaces and ad services has already been proven.

The Central Bank confirmed that a bill has been prepared to introduce a two-day “cooling-off period” during which the sender can cancel the transfer of funds.

Experts of the publication note that the introduction of the new rule will lead to additional costs for both banks and customers themselves.

It is noted that the amount of 10,000 rubles is slightly less popular than the transfer of 5,600 rubles in the first half of the year.

Topnews wrote that the Central Bank may resume the launch of five- and ten-ruble notes by the end of the year.


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