For 2009 SBU divisions from illegal circulation withdrew about 1000 units of special technical means of secret obtaining information (STS). Are brought to administrative responsibility of 16 persons for illegal production, acquisition and STS storage in the order provided by Art. 195-5 of the Code of Ukraine about administrative offenses ("illegal acquisition or storage of special technical means for removal of information from communication channels, other means of secret obtaining information"). 8 criminal cases on signs of illegal use of STS and their illegal import to Ukraine are brought. Reports a press - the SB center of Ukraine.
For illegal actions with use of STS it agrees with the legislation of Ukraine responsibility is provided:
- according to Art. 182 of the Criminal Code (CC) of Ukraine of "Personal privacy violation" (illegal collecting, storage, use or distribution of confidential information on the person without its consent or distribution of this information in a public statement, work that is publicly shown, or in mass media) - the maximum punishment - will restriction for up to three years;
- according to Art. 359 of the Criminal code of Ukraine "illegal use of special technical means of secret obtaining information" - the maximum punishment - imprisonment for a period of three till seven years;
- according to Art. 195-5 of the Code of Ukraine about administrative offenses (КУпАП) "illegal acquisition or storage of special technical means for removal of information from communication channels, other means of secret obtaining information" - the maximum punishment - penalty imposing from two hundred to five hundred free minima of the income of citizens with confiscation of special technical means for removal of information from communication channels, other means of secret obtaining information.
By security service of Ukraine it is exposed and stopped activity of the inhabitant of Donetsk region "Д" which without having the corresponding license, "Beacon" of Donetsk was engaged in illegal sale of special technical means of secret obtaining information on a radio market.
As a result of the held events by employees of USBU in Donetsk region about ten units of specifics were withdrawn from the offender (the hidden mini video cameras camouflaged under pens microphones with video cameras and so forth), and itself "Д" it is brought to administrative responsibility according to Art. 195-5 of the Code of Ukraine about administrative offenses.
The decision of the Kiev district court of Donetsk "Д" found guilty, on it imposed an administrative penalty in the form of a penalty with confiscation of the withdrawn technical devices in interests of the state.
In. White Church of Kiev region the staff of SBU exposed and stopped illegal activity of a group of persons which used the hidden technical devices for secret removal of information.
For a reward malefactors organized and carried out illegal shadowing, audio - and video surveillance behind private and business life of citizens.
Having removed some numbers on a floor where director's offices and institution accounts departments settled down, and also rooms under offices by commercial structures and one of public organizations which promotes law enforcement agencies in fight against corruption were rented, malefactors established the hidden equipment. Received by audio - and a video information malefactors sold to the customer for 1000 US dollars.
Three citizens of Ukraine, inhabitants of the regional center were engaged in illegal business. The organizer was 48 - the summer citizen who attracted in accomplices of experts in the sphere of telecommunications with long-term experience at regime plant of specialautomatic equipment.
On October 27 of this year suspects detained. During a search of a hotel floor field investigators of SBU revealed the hidden tiny microphone, a video camera, devices of transfer and information accumulation.
Ukrainian scientifically - research institute of special equipment and judicial examinations of SB of Ukraine the withdrawn equipment is recognized as special means. Investigators of GU SB of Ukraine in Kiev and Kiev region brought criminal case under article 359 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (illegal use of special technical means of secret obtaining information) which prescribes punishment in the form of imprisonment for a period of three till seven years.
Staff of SBU exposed and stopped illegal activity of a group of persons which used technical means for secret removal of information.In one of private entertaining institutions of Kiev region malefactors illegally installed the equipment for listening and video surveillance for visitors.
In the Brovarsky area in the two-storeyed building field investigators of SBU revealed and withdrew 15 hidden mini - video cameras and microphones which "covered" lunch halls, restrooms and office of accounts department of an entertaining institution. Besides, the special device intended for muffling of signals of a radio communication of mobile phones allowed malefactors to listen and write down confidential calls of guests which were carried out from stationary phones of an institution. All information arrived to an office of the managing director and collected on two computers.
The summer business owner is suspected of the organization of illegal business, intervention in private and business life of citizens of Ukraine which is protected by the Constitution, 45-ти.
The withdrawn technical means are transferred to examination to Ukrainian scientifically - research institute of special equipment and judicial examinations of SB of Ukraine. After completion of examination the decision on initiation of the corresponding criminal case will be made.