It’s the new reality in 2021.
Businesses and schools are requiring proof of vaccination to work more and more often. That means fakes vaccination cards are turning up, mostly available online.
Before you decide to get one, give this some thought. According to WFLA, The Federal Bureau of Investigation says it will not be taking the attempted use of fake cards lightly, saying those found with them will face potential prison time and fines.
Universities and law enforcement officials are concerned with the circulation of fake COVID-19 vaccine cards sold online amidst the growing number of colleges and universities requiring proof of vaccination. https://t.co/Jbf1ZpDaWr— FOX 13 Tampa Bay (@FOX13News) August 9, 2021
Many colleges are requiring proof of vaccination to enter school in the fall, prompting some to buy the fake cards. The FBI says using an official governmental seal on a document illegally could net the user up to 5 years in prison and fines.
They say the best way to protect yourself and others is to get the vaccine.