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A former Beltamozhservis employee created a software that copied commercial secrets from the database

In Minsk, they investigate the case of unauthorized access and copying of information from the database of the RUE “Beltamozhservis”, which dealt with officials of organizations belonging to the group of companies Vim Union. According to Minsk investigators, through these malicious software these individuals obtained unauthorized access to the database of “Beltamozhservis” and copied therefrom information about the competitor in the sphere of customs representation.

This happened in the period from December 2015 to January 2018. The program was created by a former employee of “Beltamozhservis”, who knew about the information storage system in the former work. For some time he worked as a security specialist in the group of companies Vim Union.

With the help of the software, the defendants received information about the electronic customs declarations submitted by enterprises that export and import goods. This information was used in the activities of MonolitPromInvest LLC, Vnesheroservis LLC, Monolitlogistik LLC to assess risks in contractual relations, to establish the volume of turnover of enterprises and to entice large customers. Using data on someone else’s commercial secret, the accused offered their services under more favorable conditions.

The actions of the three accused, depending on their role, are qualified for articles on commercial espionage, unauthorized access to computer information, improper possession of computer information, and the development and use of malicious computer programs. Two of the accused are imprisoned. The investigation continues.

Investigators appeal to representatives of business entities who have any additional information about the facts of unlawful activities described above, to report it by phone 389-55-55 , 389-54-89 .

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