February 10, 2022
KUALA LUMPUR – Bukit Aman has arrested 25 suspects to date in connection with the sale of fake Covid-19 vaccination certificates.
Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) director Comm Datuk Mohd Kamarudin Md Din said they included three doctors, three nurses, 11 members of the public, seven agents and a clinic employee.
“We detected nine cases since last month in several states including Terengganu, Selangor and Sabah. Most of the investigations are almost complete.
“There are also other cases connected to this issue as well,” he told reporters on Thursday (Feb 10).
Comm Mohd Kamarudin said the latest case involved the sale of fake certificates in Kinarut, Sabah last week.
“A clinic employee lodged a police report alleging that a doctor was selling fake certificates.
“The 37-year-old doctor was detained at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Feb 7,” he said.
On a separate matter, Comm Mohd Kamarudin said two police reports have been lodged in Selangor in connection with cheating involving the sale of Covid-19 test kits.
“It involves about RM710,000 in losses.
“Both victims are businessmen who dealt with a company that claimed it could help purchase the test kits from a China-based company.
“After payment was made, the victims did not receive the test kits.
“They checked with the company in China and found that no orders were made for the test kits,” he said.