SBU exposes interference in functioning of mobile operators
In Dnipropetrovsk officers of the SBU Internal Security Department exposed an unlawful mechanism of interference in functioning of mobile operators. Preliminary figures indicate that illegal activities incurred approximately USD 200 thousand of losses.
During searches in residences of five offenders, law enforcers seized telecommunications equipment with 10 000 SIM cards for interference in electronic networks of service providers. In addition, 30 000 of used Ukrainian and Russian SIM-cards and USD 32 thousand in cash were confiscated.
A criminal investigation under Article 258-5 (terrorism financing), Article 205 (sham business) and Article 212 (tax evasion) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine was launched.
Investigative actions are under way.
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