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    Fake COVID-19 vaccines emerge amid opportunistic criminal behavior triggered by the pandemic.

    By Shane Sullivan.

    In 2021, the COVID-19 vaccine is liquid gold. As governments begin to roll out inoculation programs, criminal groups are taking advantage of the anxious interim, offering a range of scams from reserved vaccination spots to counterfeit vaccines – practices that may have serious public health implications.

    In early December, INTERPOL issued a global alert warning of criminal activity around the falsification, theft and illegal advertising of COVID-19 and flu vaccines – the latest opportunistic and predatory criminal behavior triggered by the pandemic.

    And while Mexico seems to be the early epicenter for criminal activity surrounding the COVID-19 vaccines, similar practices are emerging in numerous countries, including Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil and Panama. ...

    Continue reading at InSight Crime: Liquid Gold – False COVID-19 Vaccines Emerge in Latin America. More #InSightCrime.

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