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Minsk court sentences 13 blood donors for fraud

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According to, 13 blood donors have been convicted of fraud in Minsk. They received compensation for blood donation on the basis of fictitious salary certificates. This case became known to the public last summer. These persons have received 56 thousand BYN through fraud over the period of four years.

The Central District Court of Minsk passed the relevant ruling on June 21. Two defendants received 4 and 4.5 years' imprisonment with confiscation of all property with a delay of 3 years. In their spare time they have to complete 120 hours of public works. Three people were sentenced to 3 years' imprisonment with a two-year deferment and 100 hours of community service. Another eight people were sentenced to 1.5-2.5 years' imprisonment without being sent to correctional falcilities.