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Kuibyshev district court of Novokuznetsk has recognized residents of the city of Alexey Zhavoronkov guilty of illegal traffic of special technical means intended for secret shooting. On Sunday, January 6, according to City-N.

As noted, in the fall of 2017 larks passion for Alpine skiing, made the decision on purchase of sunglasses with an integrated camera that he wanted to withdraw from the race. Before ordering this product he asked for advice from a colleague who understands technology (he later took on the case Zhavoronkova witness), and then place your order on AliExpress.

Glasses cost two thousand rubles were sent to Novokuznetsk from China, but at the airport of Ekaterinburg customs officers drew attention to the postal receipt, which featured the name of equipment. Then the data Zhavoronkova was transferred to law enforcement agencies, and then in relation to men a criminal case was initiated under part 3 of article 30 and article 138.1 (“Attempted trafficking of special technical means intended for secret information”) of the Criminal code of Russia.

The guilt of larks is not recognized, explaining that he did not know about the ban on the purchase of such devices, and also said that the equipment came without the memory card, therefore to get any “secret information”, he could not.

Having examined the case, the Kuibyshevsky district court found Zhavoronkova guilty and has appointed to it punishment in the form of a fine in the amount of 15 thousand rubles.

As posted on the court’s website information, a guilty verdict was delivered on 25 December — on the same day, the Supreme court has explained that the acquisition and use of “spy” equipment for security or for monitoring animals to bring to criminal responsibility is impossible.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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