A 19-year-old young woman, an employee of the largest vaccination center in Bordeaux, was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months suspended sentence for having published about twenty fake health passes for the benefit of relatives to whom she wanted to help.
The Bordeaux Criminal Court which tried her for "fraud by a person entrusted with a public service mission and data modifications resulting from fraudulent access or maintenance in an automatic data processing system", also condemned her to a 2-year ineligibility and 5-year ban from public employment.
Arrested Monday after the report of a firefighter doctor and an investigation by the judicial police, the young contract worker, with a clean criminal record, admitted to having participated in the counterfeiting of 24 false health passes for the benefit of 16 people while she was employed at the Bordeaux-lac “vaccinodrome” since September 1st.
"I did anything," admitted the young woman, a little confused, at the bar, refuting having acted for money.
"I do not believe that this was done without financial compensation", estimated on the contrary the public prosecutor by requesting against him a sanction of "particularly severe" - 18 months of imprisonment including 12 with suspended sentence. warrant of committal as well as a 3,000 euro fine.
By exploiting the young woman's phone, the police found vital cards, identity cards and around fifteen QR codes, made without great care, sometimes with gross inconsistencies such as prescription dates that could be later than the dates. injection.
"I wanted to go out with them (his friends) to the movies, to the restaurant"
In front of her judges, Samia G., who has been working since she was 16, explained that she only wanted to serve friends, family or close friends, people "who did not want to be vaccinated", according to she.
"I wanted to go out with them (his friends) to the movies, to the restaurant", she also justified.
The alert was given on Sunday by a fire doctor from the vaccination center who had notably noticed computer connections when the center was empty of any patient.
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The investigation entrusted to the PJ of Bordeaux continues concerning the beneficiaries of the false documents, but also to verify the existence of possible other frauds.
According to the prosecution, five legal procedures are currently followed in the jurisdiction of Bordeaux for facts of this type, three entrusted to the judicial police and two to the gendarmerie.
One of them gave rise to the opening of a judicial investigation which has so far resulted in two indictments, one of which was placed in pre-trial detention, said the prosecution.
Two other young temporary workers at the Bordeaux-Lac vaccination mega-center, aged 18 and 20, will be tried in corrections in January in Bordeaux after being arrested in August for having established and issued false vaccination certificates, with an overall benefit exceeding the thousand euros.