SBU prevents smuggling of special technical devices to Ukraine
The officers of Department for Fighting Corruption and Organized Crime jointly with the SBU Investigative Department in Sumy region prevented smuggling of special technical devices to Ukraine.
The SBU operatives established that a Kyiv resident, being in personal affairs in the territory of an aggressor country, bought items that are classified as special technical devices for secret information obtaining with the aim of further realization in Ukraine.
The criminal was arrested at one of the railway stations in Sumy region. The special technical devices, hidden from customs control, which included four fountain pens with built-in hidden cameras and microphones, six key chains and a watch with built-in hidden cameras, microphones and USB adapters were revealed in his belongings.
Within the framework of criminal proceedings initiated under Part 1 Article 201 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine the issue of serving a notice of suspicion in committing a crime is being settled.
The investigative actions are under way.
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