A 30-year-old woman, arrested Wednesday at the main vaccination center in Grenoble on suspicion of establishing false vaccination certificates, was indicted and placed under judicial control, the city's public prosecutor's office said on Friday.
Referred at the end of her police custody before an investigating judge, she is being prosecuted for "producing false administrative documents by a person entrusted with a public service mission, detention and supply of forgery", he said. precise.
She faces seven years' imprisonment and a 100,000 euros fine.
"After denying the facts in front of the police, she admitted before the investigating magistrate to have made a dozen false certificates and to have sometimes been paid," said prosecutor Eric Vaillant in a statement.
“The search of his home allowed the discovery of a certificate of vaccination a priori valid but with, on the back, handwritten inscriptions of many names and social security numbers;
as well as the sum of 720 euros in cash ”, added the magistrate.
4,700 injections per day in the main center of Grenoble
According to the latter, the accused was arrested on Wednesday by the police at the vaccinodrome installed in the Alpexpo exhibition center, after "the report of the supervisor of the vaccination center" because "several vaccination certificates had been seen in his bag. hand ”. A witness also said to have seen on the phone of the thirty-something "photos of vital cards". Two vaccination certificates as well as a sheet with, "'' written by hand '', Social Security numbers and names, crossed out, like a list" were found during police custody in her bag.
Administrative employee of the company which manages for the vaccination center the registration of the patient at the entrance then the extraction of the certificate of vaccination at the exit of the center, the young woman now has several obligations to respect: "prohibition of go to Alpexpo, weekly check-in at the police station, followed by a socio-judicial association, ban from social or professional activity in the medical sector, ban from contact with work colleagues ”.
"The investigation is continuing to identify the co-authors, accomplices and recipients of false certificates," concluded prosecutor Vaillant.
The Alpexpo vaccinodrome, the main one in the Grenoble area, carries out around 4,700 injections per day.
Last week, six people were indicted, including two imprisoned, in an investigation into trafficking in false vaccination certificates conducted by the Paris prosecutor's office.
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