The Ministry of Internal Affairs, on implementation of requirements of the Law of Ukraine "About a gaming ban in Ukraine" and the corresponding orders of the Government takes organizational and practical measures concerning prevention of illegal activity of gambling institutions. About it reports a press - service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
For this purpose in central office of the Ministry and in each territorial division the working groups for the organization and carrying out complex actions for exposure of the facts of illegal activity of gambling institutions, and also rapid response to the address of citizens about it are created. Mobile groups for check of a condition of observance of the specified law by owners of similar institutions and prevention of concealment of their illegal activity work from employees of militia and other law enforcement agencies.
As a result of the taken measures, from coming into force of the Law of Ukraine "About a gaming ban in Ukraine", law-enforcement bodies carried out verification of 1 019 messages on illegal work of gambling institutions which arrived to "the hot line".
These messages were confirmed by 45 cases (4,4%), in particular by Donetsk and Zaporozhye areas - on 13,The Nikolaev - 6, the Kherson, Lugansk and Kiev areas - on 3, the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Kirovograd, Hmelnitsky, and Cherkassk areas - on one.