Fake COVID-19 Vaccination Cards Reportedly Sold at San Joaquin County Bar; landlord arrested – fr

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Fake COVID-19 Vaccination Cards Reportedly Sold at San Joaquin County Bar; landlord arrested – fr


CLEMENTS, Calif. (KABC) – The owner of a San Joaquin County bar was arrested this week for allegedly selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards. Investigators say the operation went on for weeks in the Old Corner Saloon in Clements, which has 941 residents.
The local sheriff’s office received advice that fake vaccine cards were being made and sold at the bar, with laminations.What are the side effects of the COVID vaccine? Check out our faq

Investigators from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control then took over.

“Undercover agents from our special operations unit were able to purchase several cards in April,” said Luke Blehm, deputy head of the alcoholic beverage control division.

“As a result, we have also observed several sales of fraudulent COVID-19 vaccination cards to other customers,” Blehm said.

Investigators say the cards were sold for $ 20. Bar owner Todd Anderson, 59, has been charged with forging a medical record, forging a seal, on several counts of identity theft and possession of a loaded and unregistered firearm, authorities said.

ABC News contributed to this report.

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