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How can businesses defend themselves in factual criminal proceedings?

Recently, law enforcement officers are working out such a scheme of pressure on business - initiate criminal proceedings and begin to actively demonstrate to the owner and management that they are firmly committed to them.

Begin constants calls for interrogations, letters are received with the requirement to provide documents, to confirm economic relations, to call all employees, also to torment contractors with constant calls and requirements. But the main thing is that no one is suspected of committing illegal acts.

That is, it is clear that the case is against a specific company, but officially - no claims. What to do in this case?

The amendments to the law in 2018 allow to protect the rights of business in court even at such an indefinite stage of the investigation. To do this, it is necessary to gather evidence of long and systematic investigative actions (agendas, summonses, demands) and apply to the court to complete the investigation into the case.

After the court makes a decision, the investigation will have 2 options, either to file specific charges or to close the case.

For example, this tool used the protection of YouControl in 2018 to close the criminal proceedings on the fact of alleged interference in the work of electronic systems, which was actively conducted by the SBU.

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