Security officials will check the authenticity of the COVID certificate of the official of the Moscow mayor’s office

The mayor's office says that the certificate of vaccination provided by the official is on State Services. According to media reports, the fake document was acquired by the head of one of the departments of the Moscow City Property Department

The Moscow City Property Department has no reason to believe that one of its employees provided a fake vaccination certificate. This was reported to RBC by the press service of this subdivision of the capital's mayor's office.

The provided certificate of vaccination is posted on the website of the State Service. Law enforcement officers are conducting a pre-investigation check, according to the results of which a conclusion will be made about the authenticity of the certificate '', & mdash; According to the report.

Earlier, a TASS source in law enforcement agencies said that the police began a pre-investigation check against a department official because he provided them with a fake vaccination certificate.

According to REN TV, we are talking about the head of the department of seizure of land plots for state needs Yevgeny Trusov. He presented the suspicious certificate on the street of Sergei Makeev. A RTVI source in law enforcement reported that, according to preliminary data, the official purchased a certificate in a parking lot near one of the administrative buildings.

In Russia, holders of fake certificates are subject to criminal prosecution in accordance with Art. 327 of the Criminal Code (forgery, production or circulation of forged documents, state awards, stamps, seals or letterheads). For the purchase and storage of false documents, they face up to one year in prison. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, as of early November, 503 criminal cases were opened in Russia about forged documents related to vaccination.

Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov called the fight against fake certificates “ ; a matter of particular concern to our law enforcement agencies. '' Head of the Center. Gamalei Alexander Gunzburg said that people who buy certificates not only waste money, but also expose themselves to mortal danger and contribute to the formation of new strains of coronavirus.

In the summer, Moscow introduced a requirement for vaccination of at least 60% of employees enterprises in the fields of transport, trade, education, health care, culture, housing and communal services, as well as in government bodies. In mid-October, the vaccination plan for service workers was increased to 80%.

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