Fresno, California 2021-05-06 11:47:27 –
The operation, 40 miles southeast of Sacramento, took place over several weeks from the old corner saloon of Clements, a population of 941, according to investigators.
The local sheriff’s office was inspired by the fact that fake vaccine cards were manufactured and sold out from the laminated bars.
It was then taken over by an investigator at the California Alcoholic Beverages Administration.
“Our special operations force undercover investigators were able to purchase multiple cards in April,” said Luke Blame, deputy director of alcoholic beverage management.
“As a result, we also saw some fraudulent sales of COVID-19 vaccination cards to other patrons,” said Blehm.
Investigators said the card was sold for $ 20.
Bar owner Todd Anderson, 59, was charged with falsifying medical records, falsifying seals, stealing personal information, and possessing unregistered guns, officials said.
ABC News contributed to this report.
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