Prisoners of war and missing: relatives are asked not to transfer personal data to third parties

12:26 04 May Kyiv, Ukraine

The Coordinating Headquarters for the Treatment of Prisoners of War asks the relatives of military personnel not to transfer their personal data or the data of a missing soldier to third parties or organizations.
This was reported by the press service of the Coordinating Headquarters.

During an online meeting with the families of defenders from the 17th Separate Tank Krivoy Rog Brigade named after Konstantin Pestushka, a representative of the Headquarters urged to be vigilant and attentive to information received from unverified sources and not to transfer personal data to third parties or organizations. Only authorized state bodies are engaged in the search for missing persons and the return of the military from captivity, he recalled.

During an on-site meeting with the families of servicemen of the 44th separate artillery brigade named after Hetman Daniil Apostol, representatives of the Headquarters called on relatives to transfer personal information only to state bodies, such as the Coordination Headquarters, the National Information Bureau, the Security Service of Ukraine, the National Police. It was also noted the need to be very careful and careful not to become victims of scammers and not to harm a person in captivity.

According to the representative of the Headquarters, in the event of the disappearance of a serviceman, the commander must report changes in personnel records within 24 hours.. After that, an official investigation into the disappearance of a serviceman is appointed. Based on its results, the commander issues an order and the military unit sends the relevant documents to the territorial recruitment and social support center (the former military registration and enlistment office). And from there, within a day, employees of the TCC and the Joint Venture transmit notifications to the relatives of the missing serviceman.