Investigators in the Perm Territory opened a number of criminal cases on the fact of receiving bribes and making fake medical certificates, including a negative test for COVID-19. This was announced on Thursday, July 22, by the Investigative Committee for the region.
It is noted that investigators are investigating several criminal cases against a group of persons consisting of employees of one commercial clinic in the city of Perm, officials of the Perm Regional Clinical Narcological Dispensary, the Perm Regional Clinical Psychiatric Hospital, Krasnokamsk City hospital ”, as well as in relation to intermediaries in the transfer of bribes and commercial bribery.
In total, at present, about 50 crimes of varying severity have been established. The defendants are charged with giving a bribe for illegal actions and mediation in giving a bribe, taking a bribe for illegal actions by a group of persons by prior conspiracy, giving and receiving a bribe in an amount not exceeding 10 thousand rubles, petty commercial bribery, making for the purpose of marketing and selling false official documents …
Investigators found that for about two years, medical workers for monetary rewards issued fake medical reports and certificates, including a negative test for coronavirus.
Currently, a complex of investigative actions and operational-search measures is being carried out aimed at identifying all members of the criminal group and all episodes of criminal activity. The investigation of criminal cases continues.
Earlier, on July 21, two criminal cases were opened in Moscow on the fact of forging a medical record and a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19. One of them is the acquisition of fake vaccination certificates in order to obtain QR codes for visiting restaurants.