Employees of the security Service of Ukraine in the course of the investigations in the premises of Zaporizhzhya city Council found uncertified systems for audio and video.
As reported on Tuesday the press center of the SBU, raided the city Council was held in the framework of criminal proceedings opened on the fact of illegal use of special technical means of secret obtaining information (article 359 of the Criminal code of Ukraine), with the aim of identifying and fixing the channels for the collection and transfer to third parties of proprietary information with restricted access.
“Law enforcement officers found in the premises of the city Council uncertified system audio and video surveillance that are submitted for examination”, – stated in the message .
In SBU noted that during a pretrial investigation will be set by the initiators and the purpose of placing surveillance systems in the administrative offices of the local authority, which circulates information with restricted access.
Earlier in the day, the mayor of Zaporozhye Vladimir Buryak told reporters that the reason for the searches conducted in the offices of the mayor of Zaporozhye and his deputies, became a law enforcement information that, of the Zaporozhye city hall at night with the help of special means was given the information on the occupied territory of Donbass.
He noted that searches at the city hall of Zaporozhye held on the basis of the decision of the Zhovtnevy district court of Zaporozhye, according to which the offices of Deputy mayor and the mayor wanted “items and documents relevant to pre-trial investigation, namely systems for audio and video surveillance web cameras, cable modems, routers, system units of personal computers, laptops, tablets, hard drives and other media”.