The Security Service of Ukraine liquidated the illegal call centre in Sumy, north-eastern Ukraine. It was established by order of the management of one of the Russian commercial banks. The press service of the Ukrainian Security Service reported this.
'According to the information, the call centre operators accepted the applications from the citizens of Russia and temporary occupied territory of Donbas and Crimea', the message reports.
The main activity of the establishment was the credit granting of the natural and legal persons, the private information of whom was transferred to Moscow.
The officers of the Security Service documented that all operation for the non-accredited Russian bank in Ukraine got through the Internet and IP telephony services. Coordination of the actions of the call centre was made by the head office of the bank in Moscow.
SBU investigators found out that the illegal call centre was organized by Kyiv businessman on order of the bank's top-management.
'Sumy was chosen for spending optimization of the bank. The local students worked in this centre for minimal payment and were dismissed after the probationary period', the Security Service specified.
During the searches the officers confiscated the computer equipment and documentation that prove the transfer of the private information of the citizens to Russia.
'According to the information of the Security Service, the leaders of the illegal military groups and fake government authorities of DPR and LPR are among the clients of the bank', the SBU noticed.
The criminal proceeding is opened upon the part I, article 258-5 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The investigation continues.