On Friday, the police arrested two employees of the vaccination centre in the Belgian town of Pepinster. They are suspected of having committed data fraud in the coronavirus vaccination campaign.
The two employees, a man and a woman, are being prosecuted for forgery and Computer Fraud. They are suspected of having encrypted the personal data of several people for a fee, so that they appear as’ vaccinated ‘ in the system. According to information from La Meuse, 200 euros per person was charged.
“The investigation is in full swing. These two employees have been interrogated and deprived of their freedom”, confirms a police officer. “The purpose of the investigation is to enable the identification of all the people who have participated in the fraud in one way or another”, it sounds.
The person in charge of the vaccination centre refused to comment.