She had generated 200 false QR codes to sell them on Snapchat: a contracted Vaccidrive from Villepinte (Seine-Saint-Denis) was sentenced to one year of imprisonment by the Bobigny court for trafficking in false vaccination certificates.

The court sentenced her to 18 months’ imprisonment, including six months suspended. The firm sentence was amended in the form of home detention under electronic surveillance, and a fine of 10,000 euros.

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A report to the CPAM

It all starts with a report to the director of the Primary Health Insurance Fund (CPAM) of Seine-Saint-Denis, advised “fraudulent obtaining of certified vaccination certificates by two unvaccinated persons“, explained the Bobigny prosecutor’s office.

After checking, it turned out that these two people had never presented themselves for the vaccidrive but that the software “covid vaccine“did mention their vaccination on dates on which a contract worker was working in the service of issuing vaccination certificates.

200 fake QR codes

During the search of the home of this woman, hired by the CPAM of Seine-Saint-Denis, were discovered “20 certificates“, nearly 7,000 euros and social security numbers, detailed the prosecution.

The respondent admitted during his custody to have generated around 200 QR codes that she sold 200 euros on the Snapchat social network. She explained that she first generated these codes “at the request of a third party and the latter’s sister“, indicates the parquet floor.

The sum of 10,000 euros was discovered at the home of the sister of the co-author who has not yet been arrested.

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“Participation in a criminal association”

The two women were brought for immediate appearance on July 26 for “fraudulent modification of data contained in an automated personal data processing system implemented by the State“,”obtaining and forgery in an administrative document” and “participation in a criminal association“.

The sister of the co-author was sentenced to a one-year suspended prison sentence and a 3,000 euro fine.

The two beneficiaries of the certificates were sentenced to two months’ suspended imprisonment and a 1,500 euro fine for the first and a 1,500 euro suspended fine for the second.

Other business

Last week, a 30-year-old woman, suspected of having drawn up false vaccination certificates in Grenoble, was indicted and placed under judicial supervision.

In Paris, six people were indicted, including two imprisoned, in an investigation into the trafficking of false vaccination certificates conducted by the Paris prosecutor’s office.