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What can happen if you’re caught using a fake vaccine card?

Vaccine card requirements are becoming more common for not only big events like concerts, but even just to go out to eat.

This is prompted an increase is the production and sale of fake vaccination cards, something that is now a felony.

The crime is forging the official seal of the CDC.


According to the FBI, a person can not only face a potentially steep fine for the forgery, but may also face jail time.

The FBI considers the unauthorized use of a government agency seal to be a crime.

Anyone that produces, sells, or buys these cards can face a fine as well as up to 5 years in prison.

Gary Mauney, Attorney and Partner at Mauney PLLC, tells WCNC Charlotte that by providing the documentation to an employer or school, a person has defrauded the institution.



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