The man was an employee of a Kyiv region's SBU Office, the press service of the State Bureau of Investigation reports.

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The probe established that the perpetrator, having conspired with other individuals, filed falsified data to gain access to telephone communications to later sell recordings through accomplices to the persons of interest.

The SBU operative has been charged with violating the secrecy of telephone communications committed in conspiracy; violation of the secrecy of telephone communications with the use of special means intended for the clandestine seizure of data; forgery, and bribery.