The resident of Sakhalin was fined 30 thousand rubles for the fake of COVID-19

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the court ordered the resident of Sakhalin to pay a fine in the amount of 30 thousand rubles for false information about coronavirus infection, according to “”.

According to police, a resident of the village Gornozavodsk born in 1991 distributed in one of the messengers, the message that in the city of Nevelsk allegedly in serious condition was hospitalized two citizens with suspected coronavirus.

the Woman claimed that he received this information from a friend of the city administration. The author has established during the day.

As it turned out, these data do not correspond to reality – in the territory of the Nevel district has not registered any case of coronavirus.

the Federation Council approved the law criminalizing the proliferation of fakes on the coronavirus. According to the law, such act is punished with a fine from 300 to 700 thousand rubles, correctional labor for up to 1 year, or by restriction of liberty up to 3 years.

If the public dissemination of false public interest information entailed by negligence the infliction of harm to human health, then the act faces a fine of 700 thousand to 1.5 million rubles, compulsory work for up to 3 years or imprisonment up to 3 years.

If this act entailed by negligence human death or other grave consequences, the punishment threatened in the form of a penalty from 1,5 to 2 million rubles, compulsory works for a term up to 5 years or imprisonment for up to 5 years.

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