This is reported by RBC.

According to the publication, the scammers opened their store on the site, made a purchase of their own goods, but did not make payment.

It is noted that the marketplace recorded the fact of purchase and transferred its own money to the "sellers", after which the attackers cashed it.

According to the publication, out of about 50 people involved in the criminal scheme, 14 were prosecuted.

Others are still under investigation.

Earlier, three Wildberries employees stole goods worth 5 million rubles from a warehouse in Koledin.

Wildberries also denied reports of an increase in the cost of the return service.