Chicago Pharmacist Arrested for Selling Real COVID-19 Vaccine Cards Online: DOJ

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) officials said they’ve charged an Illinois-based pharmacist with selling dozens of authentic COVID-19 vaccination cards on eBay. Tangtang Zhao, 34, allegedly sold 125 authentic Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) vaccine cards for about $10 apiece, said the DOJ in a news release on Tuesday. Zhao is accused of selling the vaccination cards to about 11 different buyers. Zhao, according to officials, was a licensed pharmacist based in Chicago and obtained the vaccine cards at his workplace. He was charged with 12 counts of theft of government property. “Knowingly selling COVID vaccination cards to unvaccinated individuals puts millions of Americans at risk of serious injury or death,” FBI Special Agent in Charge Emmerson Buie Jr. said in the statement on the arrest. “To put such a small price on the safety of our nation is not only an insult to those who are doing …

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