Fake COVID-19 Vaccination Cards Sold by Scammers

The public is alerted of the many fake government-issued COVID vaccination cards sprouting online. There are listings of blank vaccination cards with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) logo found on e-commerce sites such as eBay, Etsy and Shopify.

FBI issued this alert reminding everyone that by purchasing fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, not only you are endangering yourself and those around you, but you are also breaking the law. Violators caught selling and buying these forged vaccination record will be subject to prosecution with a corresponding fine and/or imprisonment of up to 6 months. Meanwhile, unauthorized use of an official US government seal is considered a crime thus if the cards have the official CDC seal, the penalty for those responsible in printing it would face additional fine and a sentence of maximum five years in prison.