RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Profiteers in Rio de Janeiro are selling the "vaccine passport" fakes for up to R$500 (US$80) in bitcoins. The adulterated document is offered in anti-vaccine message groups. It would be used by people who have not taken the immunization against Covid-19 and want to access places where people are forced to show a vaccination certificate.
The counterfeiters demand that the payment be upfront and only in cryptocurrencies, to make it difficult to track those involved in the crime, says a report in O Globo newspaper.
"I already have mine, all right," said . . .