Don’t Buy Fake COVID Cards or Test Results

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With more and more places requiring proof that you’ve had a COVID-19 vaccine or have recently tested negative, know that buying fake vaccine cards, making your own, or filling in blank cards with false information is illegal and could get you fined or even land you in jail. Sharing personal information with people you don’t know could lead to identity theft. Read a story from the Federal Trade Commission about the fake cards and a story from ABC News about what federal law enforcement is seeing.



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