The first meeting of the Working Group on development of the cybercrime investigation methodology was held on May 25, 2015 under the coordination of the Ukrainian Interbank Payment Systems Member Association “EMA” in the premises of the Secretariat of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development GUAM.
The Working Group (hereinafter — WG) aims to improve the algorithms of interagency cooperation considering documentation and investigation of cybercrime, committed in the financial and banking sector.
The meeting was attended by representatives of the Office of the fight against cybercrime, Central Investigation Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Department of coordination of financial monitoring systems of the State Service for Financial Monitoring of Ukraine, the Legal Department of the State Service for Financial Monitoring of Ukraine, the Kiev research institute of judicial examinations of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, head of the Department counter cyber threats one of the major banks of the Association.
A representative of the Office of the fight against cybercrime Ukrainian Interior Ministry in the Rivne region spoke with respect to the impossibility of carrying out a number of investigative actions, in particular the dredging on the basis of Art. 160 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, particularly in case of a significant number of parties and their territorial remoteness. They discussed practical aspects of irrelevance of evidence collected under the current Code of Criminal Procedure in force transborder cybercrime and cyber movement speed in comparison with the low rate of evidence collection. Law enforcers were asked to take into account the effective tried and tested algorithms for operational cooperation, which are effectively used by the banking community, followed by a discussion of the changes in the Criminal Procedure Code in parallel with the preparation of an updated procedure for interacting with Central Investigation Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
The representative of the Kiev scientific research institute of judicial examinations of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine reported on the practical aspects of functional expertise malicious software in accordance with the provisions of the Law of Ukraine “On legal expertise”
The WG participants learned firsthand about the allocation of a part of the central office Central Investigation Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine specialized unit that is engaged exclusively in cybercrime and is being in test mode at the moment.
As an example of harmonious interaction between law enforcement and judicial system on ATM fraud of the type “white plastic” a precedental successful case (Art. 185 of the Criminal Code, damages in civil proceedings) was presented by a representative of one of the member banks of the Association.
The next WG meeting is scheduled for July 2015.
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25 мая 2015 в 14.00 при координации Украинской межбанковской Ассоциации членов платежных систем «ЕМА» по адресу г.. Киев, ул. Софиевская, 2а в помещении Секретариата Организации за демократию и экономическое развитие ГУАМ
25 травня 2015 року о 14.00 за адресою м. Київ, вул. Софіївська, 2а у приміщенні Секретаріату Організації за Демократію та економічний розвиток ГУАМ відбулося перше засідання Робочої групи з розробки Методології документування та розслідування кіберзлочинів.