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In Dragon Capital explained, because of what “spyware” software came to them SBU

The searches of the SBU in the office of Dragon Capital LLC dealt with the company’s work time control program, which was recognized as a “special technical means of secretly receiving information” on the basis of an expert opinion made in the framework of criminal proceedings.

This is stated in the message Dragon Capital on the page in Facebook.
“Today, the SBU officers searched the Dragon Capital office on the basis of the decision of the Shevchenkivskyi district court of Kiev in criminal proceedings regarding the illegal acquisition or sale of special technical means of secretly receiving information, as well as illegal use of information,” the report said.

“As it turned out, the software, officially acquired by Dragon Capital in 2015 from the Ukrainian company Stakhanovets PRO (the owner of software) and was planned to be used as a system for controlling employees’ working hours, was recognized in 2016 as” a special technical means of secretly obtaining information “On the basis of an expert opinion made in the framework of criminal proceedings,” the press service said.

As noted, “SBU officials intended to remove all computer equipment of the company, which would practically lead to a halt to the company’s activities, primarily as a securities trader and depositary institution.”

“Thanks to the reaction of Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman, other public figures and the media, the search went on without any violations and pressure from the SBU’s employees and the company works in the usual way,” the company said.

Earlier on this day, at the office of the investment company Dragon Capital, SBU officers conducted searches and seized equipment.

In the SBU they said that Dragon Capital used banned spyware of Russian production.
Dragon Capital is one of the largest groups of companies that work in the field of direct investment and financial services and provides a full range of investment banking and brokerage services for corporate and private clients.

Dragon Capital carries out brokerage operations with shares and debt instruments, support transactions for capital raising, direct investment and asset management.
The company was founded in 2000 in Kiev.
In 2007-2017 years. The minority stake in Dragon Capital was owned by Goldman Sachs, one of the world’s largest banks.
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Information taken from: http://www.epravda.com.ua/rus/news/2017/04/26/624305/