The Committee of state security of Belarus as a result of the special operation stopped the illegal activities of illegal groups on how to listen to phone conversations, as well as among them authorized by the authorities, said the KGB of the Republic.
"as a result of past events caught the organizers of illegal activities. Conducted more than 80 searches, identified about 1, 5 thousand Customers of illegal services ", – according to news Agency data the KGB of Belarus. It said that detainees taken into custody.
in the Belarusian secret service stressed that the illegal event was held on more than 2 thousand Inhabitants of Belarus. Among them the Deputy head of one district police station of Minsk, the Commissioner of the leadership of the Grodno regional emergency Department, the Staff of Investigative Department, the correspondents of the public and commercial media, Commissioners of the customs authorities, Soldiers, and leaders and designated authorities and management of public and private plants, explained in the KGB. The Committee stated that for three years the members of illegal groups were engaged in the surveillance of premises, telephone conversations, cracking e-mail accounts, Skype, Viber, WhatsApp, social networks. Payment for services was carried out through conspiratorial scheme of money transfers using e-wallets. On members of illegal groups are prosecuted under the criminal code according to section of the criminal code of Belarus – " illegal manufacture, acquisition or sale of means for secret information committed by a group of persons upon a preliminary collusion ". The sanction of article provides punishment in the form of punishment up to 4 years. According to the KGB of Belarus, against the customer of illegal actions initiated More than twenty criminal cases. On 29 June, the head of KGB of Belarus Valery Vakulchik reported to the President Alexander Lukashenko about the growing activity of foreign special services regarding the country and also about the worsening crime situation on the border line with Ukraine.