Activist and doctor's assistant detained for spreading fake Covid-19 news

  • 2020-12-09
  • LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - Police today detained Marina Kornatovska, a doctor's assistant at Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital (Eastern Hospital), and activist Valentins Jeremejevs for spreading fake Covid-19 news, according to information obtained by LETA.  State Police spokeswoman Gita Gzibovska confirmed to LETA that the cybercrime enforcement unit has detained a man and a woman as part of a criminal probe launched over postings of fake news on Facebook.  The fake news reportedly involve public security threats and have triggered a wide public resp...
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