international crime
digital forensics
electronic communications
corruption risks

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Loskutov, T., Yunin, O. ., Verbytskyi, V. ., Momotenko, T. ., & Smirnov, A. . (2023). METHODS OF INFORMATION SECURITY IN THE INVESTIGATION OF CORRUPTION OFFENCES. Lex Humana (ISSN 2175-0947), 16(1), 328–344. Retrieved from


This article aims to identify information support methods within the investigation of corruption offenses, using the EU and Ukraine as case studies. Employing comparative legal analysis, the research underscores the significance of Europol and Eurojust in corruption investigations, highlighting hybrid cybernetic methods and the increasing role of electronic data. Given corruption's transnational impact, the necessity of cross-border evidence tools becomes evident. Particularly notable is the joint initiative of Europol and Eurojust, the SIRIUS project, which offers vital support to EU law enforcement agencies in handling electronic evidence-related issues. By applying SIRIUS project recommendations, Ukraine can enhance international cooperation in accessing electronic evidence during criminal investigations. Notably, Ukraine's anti-corruption entities have shown adaptability even amidst internal conflicts. The research identifies adaptive methodologies used by EU member states, offering valuable insights for potential legal framework reforms and methodological tool implementation in Ukraine. Further research will focus on the mechanisms of implementation of the proposed methodological tools in the post-war period in Ukraine.



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