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Travellers Keep Getting Busted For Entering Canada With Fake COVID-19 Test Results

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Travellers In Canada Keep Getting Busted For Having Potentially Fake COVID-19 Tests

Travellers entering Canada with suspected fraudulent COVID-19 tests continue to be intercepted by Canada Border Services Agency officials.

The government agency told Global News that as many as 30 people have been intercepted by officials at Canada’s borders since the latest travel restrictions came into effect in January.

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While the majority of travellers (20) were stopped with suspected fraudulent COVID-19 tests at Canada’s land borders, 10 were busted entering via Canadian airports too.

The CBSA noted that “officers have been on the lookout for fraudulent COVID-19 test results.”

Earlier this year, Canada’s travel rules were updated to require all incoming travellers to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test to enter the country. Failure to comply could result in fines of up to $750,000 or even jail time.

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