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Authors of fake flood news condemned in Amur region

Authors of fake flood news condemned in Amur region
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In the Amur Region, two local residents were convicted, who in one of the messengers disseminated inaccurate information about the consequences of the flood. Women claimed that in one of the affected villages, the soil was contaminated with cyanide.

As the Interfax, the authors of fake news were found guilty and ordered to pay a fine of 15 thousand rubles. The court noted that they had heard such a case in production for the first time.

Ранее стало известноthat the prosecutor's office and the police are checking the dissemination of false information in the WhatssApp messenger. Residents of the region received information about contamination of soil with cyanides in the village of Uglovoe in the Mazanovsky district. Rospotrebnadzor took water samples and did not find excess of harmful substances.