DA’s office warns of rise in online scams offering fake vaccination cards

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The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office issued a warning June 10, regarding advertisements popping up on social media websites offering fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, the purveyors of which could face criminal prosecution. The DA’s office said those producing and/or selling phony vaccination cards could face both federal and state criminal charges, as COVID-19 vaccine cards contain official U.S. government seals, making it illegal to duplicate without authorization both under federal and California law. Those who have received the vaccines were also advised against posting pictures of their vaccine cards on social media, as doing so could lead to one’s personal information being stolen for fraudulent purposes. Anyone with information regarding suspicious activity i
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