SSU detects 38 distributors of COVID-19 fakes

The Ukrainian Security Service carries on to expose coronavirus fake distribu-tors. Since last week, 38 persons have been identified. SSU officers have passed all the information to the National Police to apply administrative measures to them.

In Dnipro city the SSU terminated activities of agitprop who posted in social media fakes about the COVID-19 distribution by Russian instructions.

He also called for the violation of the constitutional order and territorial integrity of Ukraine, which was provided by the Russian curator.

Furthermore, to create social panic, resident of Dnipro city used to take photos and videos with empty shelves in shops, queue up in pharmacies, and record the work of special equipment and law enforcement officers. In the future, customers planned to use the materials to prepare fake news.

During a search of the offender’s place of residence, law enforcement officers found computer equipment and mobile phones proving illegal activity.

Within the part of the criminal proceedings initiated by SSU investigators under Art.110 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, the issue of serving the attacker a sus-picion notice is being resolved.