Working group SC will fight the fakes the coronavirus

Chairman of the Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin has disposed to create special group which will deal with the fake news.

As explained correspondent “RG” the official representative of SKR Svetlana Petrenko, the working group should deal with the warning dissemination to the public false information about the situation with coronavirus infection in Russia.

Photo: Sergey Mikheev/ RG airports will take the analysis at arriving from countries with coronavirus

the working group aims at identifying the facts of distribution, including the Internet, and messengers, of false and unverified information on the number of cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Russia, as well as other false information, contributing to a panic, – said Petrenko.

On the question of what happens to those employees SK “catch the hand”, Petrenko said that “in accordance with the current legislation, the Investigative Committee will be given a criminal-legal assessment of these facts.”