As a result of operative-searching and investigative activities, representatives of Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia exposed two persons and detained one of them on the fact of manufacturing and selling of false official documents.
Investigation determined that exposed persons, on behalf of one of the medical institutions located in Imereti region, without proper laboratory examination, prepared and handed over the documents, for interested person, reflecting the negative results of the PCR laboratory test of the new Coronavirus in exchange for money.
As a result of investigative activities, computer equipment used for manufacturing false certificate has been seized.
Investigation is underway under the first part of Article 362 and forth part of Article 221 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, which envisages imprisonment from 4 to 6 years.
Relevant investigative measures are being continued, in order to identify and expose other persons involved in the abovementioned crime.