State Border Guard Service and SSU informed of the results of cooperation in the fight against organized crime at the state

13-03- 2015

5960796857463524On March 13, a joint press conference of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine Viktor Nazarenko and the first deputy head of the Security Service of Ukraine Yuriy Artjuhov was held in the Government House Chairman. They informed about the main results in the cooperation between the agencies in the fight against the organized crime at the state border.

…Since October of the last year, 23 channels were disclosed, 65 persons were established participating in its activity, and 13 criminal proceedings were commenced on illegal transportation of the persons through the state border of Ukraine by joint efforts of the departments. Thus, the coordinated actions are performed in the number of the regions of Ukraine both at the channels of entrance and migrants’ concentration so at the direction of departure from Ukraine. At present, 7 channels are liquidated and 13 organizers are detained. In total during this period 1080 illegal migrants are apprehended, yet 5240 potential migrants are not passed to Ukraine…