SOUTH BEND, Ind. — With more companies requiring employees to be fully vaccinated the FBI is reporting an increase in investigations of fake vaccine cards.
“Me I don’t socialize with a lot of people right now only like the people that I know that got the vaccination and you know when I’m in the stores I try to stay 6 feet apart from people stuff like that,” said Noralba Castillo, a South Bend Resident.
Presenting proof of vaccine status for entry to concerts, cruise lines, and even restaurants has become widely accepted nationwide, but one thing officials didn’t prepare for – knowing how to identify fake vaccine cards.
According to St. Joe County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Eric Tamashasky making fake vaccine cards would be considered counterfeiting under Indiana state law.
“The reality is that counterfeiting anything is a very serious offense it’s problematic and it does have felony repercussi
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FBI warns against buying and selling fake COVID -19 vaccine cards