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Toronto man charged for allegedly providing fake COVID-19 test result at airport

May 6, 2021 – Officers from the Airport Division at Pearson International Airport have charged a Toronto man, 33, after he allegedly used a fraudulent COVID-19 document after arriving on an international flight.

The incident took place on Saturday, May 1 at approximately 2:30 a.m. Officers were contacted by a Quarantine Officer from the Public Health Agency of Canada in regards to receiving a fake COVID-19 test document.  As a result, the man has been charged with Uttering a Forged Document.

He was released from police custody, and remained with representatives from the Public Health Agency of Canada for further processing. He will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on a future date.

Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact the Airport Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-3311, ext. 3120. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca