Fraudulent Covid-19 Document

Posted On Wednesday April 21, 2021

Region of Peel – Investigators from the Airport Division Criminal Investigations Bureau have charged a man with allegedly using a fraudulent Covid-19 document after arriving from an international flight at Toronto Pearson Airport.

On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at approximately 4:53 p.m., police attended the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to assist. A CBSA border services officer was conducting an inspection check of a man’s entry documents, including a Covid-19 document. The review by the Public Health Agency of Canada officer deemed the alleged document to be fraudulent. 

A 57-year-old man from Whitby was arrested and charged for Utter Forge Document. He was released on a Form 9 Appearance Notice and is scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice on July 5, 2021, in Brampton. 

Once released, he returned to the Public Health Agency of Canada for processing.

Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact the Airport Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-3311, ext. 3120. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca

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N/R: 21-102

Inc: PR210138693

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