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Greece: The first 4 negative websites that spread fake news have been identified

The first results of the Cybercrime Prosecution investigation into websites that spread false news about vaccines and urge citizens to take actions against public health, safety and the state, the Ministry of Civil Protection announced.

ELAS completed the first part of its research on the origin and identity of webmasters and social media account managers, who urge citizens to take actions against public health, security and the state.

It was announced today that incriminating evidence was identified for 4 websites and for 6 social media accounts (4 Facebook profiles and 2 Twitter profiles).

According to information, these are the websites: Brighteon.com, rumble.com, ugetube.com, ellinesithagenis.gr.

In detail, the announcement of the Cybercrime Prosecution states:

“Following the order of the Minister of Citizen Protection Takis Theodorikakou, the Cybercrime Prosecution Directorate completed the first part of its investigation into the origin and identity of webmasters and social media account managers, who urge citizens to take action. public health, safety and the state.

Today it is announced that incriminating evidence has been identified for 4 websites and for 6 social media accounts. The offenses investigated that have been committed are: Dissemination of false news, incitement to disobedience and attempted fraud.

Two cases were filed, which were submitted to the Athens Prosecutor's Office under the urgent procedure. The competent prosecutor's office issued an order for a preliminary examination and further investigation of the cases.

The investigations of the Cybercrime Prosecution Directorate continue for the specific 10 cases, but also for others that may arise “.

At the prosecutor's office, the “Greek Indigenous Indians” – Lawyer charges… 15 euros for sprayed videos

As TheTOC wrote in a previous report, two lawsuits in 10 cases, websites, closed groups, and social media profiles, incite disobedience, and have set up an “industry” of exploitation and fraud with sales of legal advice. were forwarded to the Chief Prosecutor of the Athens Court of First Instance, who ordered an urgent investigation.

The object of the investigation is to examine whether the criminal acts of fraud or attempted fraud, incitement to disobedience, dissemination of false news have been committed.

The executives of the Cybercrime Prosecution Directorate had identified 22 websites, closed groups and profiles, for 10 of which the formation of a case was judged. The main blog is that of the “Greek Indigenous”, while the rest seem to be… breeding subsidiaries.

An investigation by the National Intelligence Service had been carried out for the specific name in the previous period, which had concluded that most of the members belonged to the organization “Hellenic Assembly” of Artemis Sorras. They have more than 10,000 members, but many of them are also people who… troll their posts. Many of them are “common” people with them with corresponding online moves of mask masks and anti-vaccines.

The police officers of the Cybercrime Prosecution Directorate are trying to locate the administrators of these websites, while they have also requested from Facebook the identity data of the persons of specific profiles. The offenses for which they will be charged are those of fraud, attempted fraud, incitement to disobedience and dissemination of false news.

The lawyer who charges 15 euros for the video

A separate case has been filed against a lawyer who opposes coronavirus and vaccination measures, who asks for an annual subscription of 15 euros so that his followers can watch the videos he posts on Youtube. In fact, he has set up… IKE (Private Capital Company), in 2021, which includes his blog and youtube channel, but his income can be checked in the declaration of the next tax year.

Following the transfer of the cases and the urgent investigation ordered by the Chief Prosecutor of the Athens Court of First Instance, a competent Prosecutor will examine whether a series of criminal acts have been committed, and in case they are found during the preliminary examination, give evidence of their commission. the ability to apply even the spontaneous procedure.

It is recalled that in a recent circular, the prosecutor of the Supreme Court, Vassilis Pliotas, had asked the prosecutors to be vigilant for actions directed against public health and society as a whole.

source: CITIZEN

Source: 24h.com.cy

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