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A Florida family was arrested on August 11 for allegedly attempting to use fake COVID-19 vaccination cards on their way to their Hawaii vacation, according to NBC Miami.
Miami couple Enzo Dalmazzo, 43, and Daniela Dalmazzo, 31, flew to Hawaii with their two children, born in 2016 and 2017, using fake vaccination cards for everyone, raising red flags with authorities because the two children are too young to be vaccinated in the United States, police said.
The vaccine is not yet available for children under 12 in the United States
“The controller at the airport, when they passed, noticed an anomaly with the age of the children and the vaccine, and that’s how we got involved,” Special Agent Joe told NBC Miami. Logan from the Hawaii Attorney General’s Office.
The Dalmazzo have been accused of forging a vaccination card, with Daniela facing two additional counts of submitting false documents for their two children, according to the Hawaii attorney general’s office.
The incident comes on the heels of a father-son duo from California who allegedly tried to use counterfeit vax cards, also traveling to Hawaii, a program in violation of the state’s Safe Travel Program, which requires visitors to present proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to avoid a 10-day quarantine.
Visitors must submit a vax card or negative coronavirus test taken no more than 72 hours prior to travel.