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Doctor arrested for selling fake Covid-19 test certificates.

CITY OF JOHANNESBURG HEALTH WORKER ARRESTED FOR FRAUD

Last night, a 28-year-old male City of Johannesburg health professional stationed at the Parkhurst Clinic was detained for allegedly selling visitors for R500 false Covid-19 negative test certificates.


On Monday, he will appear in the Booysens Magistrates Court, where he will face charges of fraud.


On Monday, he will appear in the Booysens Magistrates Court to face charges. He was under constant surveillance for almost a week before being apprehended during a sting operation conducted by the City Executive Mayor, Councillor Jolidee Matongo, in collaboration with the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department and the City's Group Forensic and Investigation Service (GFIS) (JMPD). ged for deception. The suspect is accused of selling fraudulent Covid-19 negative test certificates to those who want to fly to other countries without having to undergo a physical examination or provide blood samples. Simply send him your social security number, and you will receive a message from the laboratory saying that you tested negative for Covid-19 within a day or two. After that, he will give you the certificate for R500.


According to preliminary findings, the suspect is not acting alone. As the investigation continues, more people are expected to be detained.


“It's unbelievably bad, but we don't need such people in our system,” Cllr Matongo added. We want to advise our employees not to participate in such corrupt actions since it jeopardizes the entire country. Consider someone who has contracted Covid and is given a certificate stating that they are Covid-free. That person will infect a large number of people, with some of them succumbing to the virus.” “We hope that government agencies will send the culprit to jail for a long period of time; we need to set a good example and send a strong message to others who do this,” said the group. Let us amend the rules of this country to deal with such situations,” he urged.

Source: https://www.saps.gov.za/newsroom/ms.php

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