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Fake Vaccination Cards For Sale? MOH Investigates Reports

Posted By: Marty

Fake Vaccination Cards For Sale? MOH Investigates Reports - 07/29/21 10:27 AM

Anti-vax front-liners who need the jab to return to work may be getting some help from corrupt sources.

Tonight reports are that stamped and unstamped fraudulent vaccine cards are being sold at a premium of $300.00, reportedly by a few nurses.

Minister of Health Michel Chebat confirmed it this morning on SunUp on 7 when he told our hosts that one of these nurses has been caught and that the case has been referred to the police.

Hon. Michel Chebat, Minister of Health
"We are aware and we've referred it to the police and there is an ongoing investigation. They are doing a disservice not only to the person purchasing it but to the entire nation. Anyone who isn't vaccinated exposes everyone else, your undermining, the country, you're undermining the country, you're not helping that person and for what, for a hundred dollars, 200 dollars how can that benefit anybody, when someone gets sick and they have severe symptoms and they have to be intubated it cost over 46 thousand dollars per person at our public hospital. At our private institutions, it goes into the hundreds of thousands of dollars and that person may lose his life so how can that person benefit from buying a card. They're hustling on the backs of individuals who may be exposed to this virus and who may end up losing their lives. the consequence is severe. I don't have a problem with the people who have questions, asking questions is healthy, but I say go to the health professionals, go to the people who can give you the correct answer."

The fraudulent cards reportedly have no security features and are not stamped until it becomes absolutely necessary for travel purposes.

Channel 7
Posted By: Marty

Re: Fake Vaccination Cards For Sale? MOH Investigates Reports - 07/29/21 07:18 PM

Fake COVID-19 Vaccination Cards

The Ministry of Health & Wellness is aware of several reports of falsification and forgery of COVID-19 vaccination cards. The ministry strongly condemns this action and the matter has been referred to the police department.

The ministry reminds the public and every public vaccinator of the Public Health Act Chapter 40, Revised Edition 2000, 162 (2) which states, “Every person who wilfully signs a false certificate or return under this Part is guilty of an offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months.”

The Ministry of Health & Wellness advises the public to report any suspicious COVID-19 vaccination card or document to the nearest public health clinic or the ministry.
Posted By: Marty

Re: Fake Vaccination Cards For Sale? MOH Investigates Reports - 07/31/21 10:43 AM

Fighting The Fake Vaxx Cards

We also heard the Health Minister touch on the criminalization of those fraudulent vaccination cards. As we told you earlier this week, the authorities have started to come across these fake cards, which are reportedly being sold for $300.

Those cards are supposed to function as an illegal backdoor for those persons classified as frontline personnel who don't want to take the vaccine, but want to avoid the alternative, which is the Mandatory bi-weekly tests.

This evening, we asked about the recent changes in the law to make possession or production of these fakes into a crime:

Hon. Michel Chebat, Minister of Health and Wellness
"So now any person who creates, who issues or who has in his or her possession a fraudulent immunization card is now an offence and is subject to not only a fine, but also to a confinement and the police officers are now given the authority to issue tickets in relation to any of these new offences."

Reporter
"How widespread is the fraud of these fake vaccination cards?"

Hon. Michel Chebat, Minister of Health and Wellness
"I can tell you we are very much concern about it. We have identified at least 2-3 areas in the country where this is happening. We have gotten our hands on some of the fraudulent cards which I have passed on to the commissioner of police. They are investigating. We have made amendments to the law to make sure that whoever is found guilty will be penalize in the strictest of ways. The people who are doing this are doing a disservice to our country, they are undermining the entire population of this country and they are undermining the economy of this country and so I think that they must bear the brunt of the law, if found to be guilty of doing this."

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