The QR code that appears on the health pass of the Head of State is visible on the social networks Snapchat and Twitter. According to the Élysée, “the negligence or malice of health professionals” is at issue.
Emmanuel Macron’s QR code leaked on social networks, confirmed the entourage of the President of the Republic, Tuesday, September 21. This QR code, which acts as a health pass, is present on Snapchat and Twitter. “Arrangements have been made,” the source says, without further details.
“The negligence or malice of several health professionals” is at the origin of the online leak of this health pass, indicated the Elysée which denounces “a fault of ethics”. These health professionals are now on the National Health Insurance Fund’s radar since it is referring the matter to the National Council of the Medical Association to punish the people responsible for this leak, we learned from the same source.
A fine for fraud
In addition to the QR code, this pass shows the date of birth of the President on 21 December 1977. It is also reported that he received the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine on July 13, 2021. Emmanuel Macron was vaccinated on May 31, but his vaccination was recorded only a month and a half after a “mistake” in the transmission of data, the Élysée told Mediapart on August 26
The leak of this data raises the question of possible fraud. However, to use the pass of a third party is punished with a fine of 750 euros, fixed at 135 euros if it is settled quickly, reads on the website service-public.fr. In the event of the presentation of a new sanitary pass which is not his within 15 days of the first verbalization, the amount reaches 1,500 euros. If this violation is found more than three times in 30 days, the criminal penalty is increased to six months imprisonment and a fine of 3,750 euros.