Bavarian Cybercrime Central Office has brought charges against five people. Alleged main perpetrators are a couple from Baden-Württemberg and their 27-year-old son or stepson.

The alleged perpetrators are said to have redeemed a total of 7,841,700 payback points from 1,672 victims without authorization, and all of this within eight months. Total value: 78,417 euros. The main perpetrator is already in prison. The two other accused provided their relatives with bank accounts into which the equivalent of the improperly obtained Payback points could be credited. They must both answer for aiding and abetting computer fraud.