UPDATE: Russian retailers suffer large-scale cash register failure
VORONEZH, Dec 20 (PRIME) -- The Federal Tax Service has registered a large-scale malfunction of cash register equipment produced by four companies in Russia, and has allowed retailers and companies to operate without cash registers temporarily, the service said in a statement Wednesday.
Earlier on Wednesday, retailer Magnit said that some of its stores were closed in the morning due to a cash register malfunction, and the company planned to reopen them later. According to data of cybersecurity firm Group-IB, cash register equipment malfunctions happened at fuel filling stations of Lukoil and Gazprom Neft, and at stores of electronic goods retailer DNS among many other companies.
The tax service distributed a letter to regional authorities notifying them of malfunctions of cash registers produced by Shtrikh-M, RR-Elektro, Triniti, and Izmeritel companies, saying that there was no fault of retailers and companies in the accident.
УUsers that experienced a malfunction of cash register equipment have a right to continue settlements without the use of cash registers as it was no fault of their own,Ф the service said. The companies will have to form a correctional cash register receipt after operation of the equipment is restored.