Positively Criminal

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This afternoon.

Via RTÉ News

Europol has warned that fake negative Covid-19 test certificates and documentation are being sold to people, enabling them to avoid travel restrictions, and have identified an Irish criminal gang as allegedly being involved.

The European law enforcement agency said it received intelligence on the alleged use of a mobile application by an Irish Mobile Organised Crime Group based in the south of the country, which allows for the manual falsification of test results.

It has said several cases of such fraudulent certificates being sold to travellers have already emerged…

Anyone?

Warning over sale of fake Covid-19 travel documents (RTÉ)

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16 thoughts on “Positively Criminal

  1. Redundant Proofreaders Society

    Sold to ‘travellers’ or to ‘Travellers’?

    Given the movements of the travelling community between Ireland and Britain over Christmas, these fake documents would certainly suit their lifestyle.

    1. daveo

      ahh i hadnt seen much racism on broadsheet till now.

      Not this stupid post needs a reply, but i cant resist, how many flights carrying thousands came into ireland over xmas with emigrated irish returning for xmas.

    1. Brother Barnabas

      I had to get one recently and it was an email with a barcode in it – airport police scanned the barcode

      so i think more to it than easy forgery

  2. Dhaughton99

    RTÉ news changed that article because it mentions the ‘Rathkeale Rovers’ earlier.

    This is from the Jornal. “Europol said that one of the gangs carrying out these crimes is the Rathkeale Rovers organised crime group. Europol said it received additional intelligence on the “alleged use of a mobile application by the Rathkeale Rovers Mobile Organised Crime Group which allows members of the organised crime group to manually falsify test results”.

  3. John F

    Fair play to the lad’s!, Irish ingenuity at its best! Creating jobs and wealth in the middle of the crisis.
    Jesus wept!

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