QC cops arrest online seller of fake vaccination cards

MANILA, Philippines — Police have arrested a man for allegedly selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards in Quezon City.

The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said on Friday that staff from its District Cyber ​​Crime Unit (DACCU) conducted a social media cyber patrol and noticed the story of a certain Reylelyn Dela Fuente offering vaccination cards to those who are not yet vaccinated. against COVID-19.

Police said vaccination cards were sold for P400 each.

DACCU staff then coordinated with officers from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit (CIDU) to validate the information.

Police units conducted a joint buyout operation at around 5:15 p.m. Thursday on East Service Road near Edsa Balintawak, Barangay Unang Sigaw in Quezon City, where they arrested the suspect identified as Mark Anthony Cervantes.

Police said they confiscated vaccination cards during the operation.

Cervantes will be charged with falsifying public records under the Revised Penal Code and violating Republic Act No. 11332 or the Mandatory Reporting of Notifiable Diseases and Health Events of Public Health Concern Act.

Director QCPD Brig. General Antonio Yarra has warned against falsifying COVID-19 vaccination cards.

“Anyone caught tampering with, tampering with or using fake vaccination records will be subject to penalties up to and including a fine and/or imprisonment,” he said in the statement. a statement.



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