Suspects arrested for selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards: KRG health minister

An example of smart COVID-19 vaccination cards in the Kurdistan Region.

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SULAIMANI — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Minister of Health Saman Barzinji said on Tuesday (September 28) that a group of suspects have been arrested for selling fake smart COVID-19 vaccination cards to citizens in the Kurdistan Region and deceiving them.

Barzinji said during a press conference that anyone with a fake vaccination card at the Region’s airports or abroad will be questioned.

He said that no one can completely fake the card as it is a smart card with international code created with modern technology.

He called on people to receive their cards in accordance with legal regulations and avoid using fake cards.

Investigation is ongoing.

(NRT Digital Media)