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Dozens Of Counterfeit COVID-19 Vaccination Cards Seized In Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - The feds have seized two shipments of dozens of fake COVID-19 vaccination cards in Pittsburgh.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized the second of two shipments on Sept. 7. The two international mail parcels from China contained a combined 70 cards.

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(CBP Photo /Handout)

The first was stopped on Aug. 24 after officers noticed the cards were low-quality and imported by a consignee who wasn't from the CDC or a certified medical entity. A hold was then placed on the second shipment destined to the same Beaver County consignee.

William Fitting, CBP's port director in Pittsburgh, says vendors who peddle counterfeit vaccination cards pose a serious health and safety threat to Americans.

The investigation continues.

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