Dumitru ROMAN, Assistant professor, Faculty of Law, State University of Moldavia; Artiom ENI, master’s degree in law, Faculty of Law, State University of Moldavia, The Types of Undercover Investigation

DOI: https://www.doi.org/10.31178/AUBD.2021.09

Abstract: In Eastern European countries, undercover investigation appears under different names such as: the use of undercover investigators; operative infiltration; carrying out a special mission within an organized group or a criminal organization, the particularities are common. The differences refer to the legal limits of the activity of the undercover investigator as well as to the forms of use of the information obtained. The undercover investigation is mainly applied to the detection of drug trafficking, arms trafficking, corruption and organized crime. So, the types of undercover investigation, resulting from the positive practice of the criminal investigation bodies, foreshadow an efficient methodology of investigating these categories of crimes.

Keywords: undercover investigation, agent, special (operative) investigation activity, special investigative measures, special (operative) case.

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