The Main Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia for Primorsky Territory and the Republic of Khakassia launched a probe into a paramedic of the medical ambulance of Zelenoe village of the State Budgetary Institution of the KH "Ust-Abakan regional hospital" and a resident of Chernogorsk. Depending on the role of each, they are suspected of committing offenses under Part 3 of Article 290 of the Criminal Code (taking a bribe by an official for illegal actions), Part 2 of Article 291.1 of the Criminal Code (mediation in bribery).
According to investigators, the suspect, being an official, using her official authority, acting for mercenary motives, from May to October 2021, received through her acquaintance, as well as through other unidentified intermediaries from at least 90 individuals a bribe of more than 90 thousand rubles for entering fictitious information into the Unified state information system in the field of healthcare about vaccination of citizens, without actually conducting it, with the subsequent issue of vaccination certificates for their further provision by residents of the republic at the place of demand. The facts of criminal activity were revealed by the officers of the FSS of Russia in the Republic of Khakassia and by the officers of the department for combating organized crime of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Republican Ministry of Internal Affairs.
And in Primorsky Territory, a 46-year-old resident of Artem is suspected of giving a bribe for producing fake certificates (Part 3, Article 291 of the Criminal Code). According to investigation, in the summer of 2021 the suspect during a personal meeting with an acquaintance agreed to give through him a bribe in the amount of 16 thousand rubles to the employees of one of the medical institutions for the production of certificates of preventive vaccination COVID-19 with QR-codes for his daughters. As agreed, the money was transferred to the intermediary's bank card account and subsequently handed over to medical workers. The issue of criminal proceedings against the other participants of the offense is currently being resolved.
Investigative actions are being carried out in order to establish all the circumstances of the incidents.