Bribery mediation undermines our confidence in the public sector to act in our best interest. It also wastes our taxes or rates that were earmarked for important public projects - which mean people, have to put up with, or miss, poor quality services or infrastructure. The article examines the peculiarities of the methodology for investigating crimes related to the mediation of bribery, as well as the problem of criminalizing bribery as an independent crime. The relevance of the study in considering the promotion and implementation of a criminal conspiracy, expressed in ensuring the establishment and implementation of contacts between persons involved in the commission of a crime, as well as in representing the interests of the latter in relations with third parties. The methodological basis of the research is the dialectical method of scientific cognition of phenomena in their interconnection and interdependence.
Keywords : Mediation, bribery, crimes, investigation technique, corruption.