Macomb man under investigation for selling blank COVID-19 vaccination cards, AG says

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Posted at 2:20 PM, Feb 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-16 14:20:20-05

MACOMB, Mich. (WXYZ) — A Macomb man is under investigation for allegedly using a fake Facebook account to sell blank COVID-199 vaccination cards in August of 2021.

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel filed a petition in Macomb County Circuit Court to commence an investigation to identify the person behind the account selling to Mom2MomSwap-Macomb County Facebook Page.

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According to a news release from the AG, Christopher Holland is accused of being behind the Facebook account.

Here are the following requests against Christopher Holland:

  • Require Holland to pay attorney and investigation costs incurred by the Department of Attorney General.
  • Have Holland permanently enjoined from selling services and goods online or elsewhere in Michigan with any misleading information about his identity.
  • Declare Holland is in violation of MCPA and permanently prohibit him from engaging in conduct.

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"We continue to see scams related to COVID-19 surface in Michigan,” Nessel said. “Let this be a warning to those who try to profit from the pandemic. We will continue to dig into complaints and vigorously pursue those who violate the MCPA.”