Are fake vaccine cards being used to enter Canada?

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July 27, 2021 – The debate surrounding the need for COVID-19 vaccine passports continues, but it seems some people are already looking for ways around the system.

There are multiple reports of fake vaccine cards and passports emerging online — sold on the dark web for hundreds of dollars, and some as low as “the price of peanuts.” 

On Amazon.ca, you can get a pack of 10 blank CDC cards for just $18.98. Lanyards and card protectors come at an extra charge.

In Canada, many wonder how easy it may be to reproduce their proof of inoculation.

In Manitoba, inoculated residents receive an immunization card with a scannable QR code.

Meanwhile, vaccinated Ontarians are handed — or emailed — a sheet of paper with seemingly no security features, just the patient and doctor’s info. Global News reports. | READ MORE