Florida aims to crack down on fake COVID-19 vaccination cards

Push to crack down on online platforms selling bogus cards

Florida aims to crack down on fake COVID-19 vaccination cards
Florida aims to crack down on fake COVID-19 vaccination cards

ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida’s Attorney General Ashley Moody has joined leaders from more than 40 other states to crackdown on fake COVID-19 vaccination cards.

In a letter sent to the CEOs of several big tech companies, Moody and other attorneys general asked the leaders to monitor and take down ads or links selling the bogus cards.

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Officials also want the companies to keep records of any sellers who are detected.

The bipartisan coalition from 44 states say buying and selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards could threaten public safety.


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