Martinique Police Make Arrests In Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Certificates Probe

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After an investigation lasting several months, Martinique police have announced the arrest of several people, including health professionals, in connection with the sale of fake COVID-19 vaccine certificates.

The accused will appear in court in Fort de France to answer charges that they sold fake COVID-19 certificates to unvaccinated people.

Local news reports indicate that the certificates fetched some 350 Euros each.

The accused face up to 3 years in prison and a fine of 45,000 euros on conviction.

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According to RCI.FM, doctors have repeatedly warned about the dangers of using false health passes, particularly in the event of hospitalisation, explaining that the care of covid-19 patients differs depending on the vaccination status.

Unvaccinated people benefit from more intensive care upon admission because of their lower protection against severe forms of the virus.

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