Illinois girl arrested at Honolulu airport for distributing bogus COVID vaccination card, avoiding quarantine

HONOLULU (KHON2) — A 24-12 months-old girl was arrested and charged on suspicion of falsified

HONOLULU (KHON2) — A 24-12 months-old girl was arrested and charged on suspicion of falsified vaccination paperwork. The Section of the Legal professional Normal said she submitted a phony COVID vaccination card in buy to stay away from the state’s obligatory 10-day quarantine.

Chloe Mrozak, of Illinois, also allegedly falsified information on her quarantine spot.

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On Aug. 23, the Risk-free Travels Application administrator described a possible fraudulent COVID vaccination card immediately after Mrozak uploaded and presented the card to the airport screener. The screener unsuccessful to verify Mrozak’s resort reservation prior to her leaving the processing middle. According to court files, no reservation was discovered immediately after contacting the resort that she shown in her Secure Travels types, and Mrozak did not deliver her lodge reservation number and return flight information and facts.

On reviewing her vaccination card, Mrozak allegedly misspelled “Moderna” as “Maderna”.

“That’s one particular indicator, as effectively as other points that in the card they believed it was suspicious and as part of getting suspicious they did an superb occupation of notifying us,” Distinctive Agent William Lau of the Division of the Lawyer Common mentioned.

Mrozak stated Delaware as the position the place she received her vaccination. The unique agent in cost of the investigation contacted Delaware officials to verify her vaccination standing, but no record was found less than her title and date of delivery.

“The AG Quarantine Compliance Workforce executed its investigations contacted the proper condition that does the vaccination and determined there was no file of the suspect that experienced been vaccinated,” Distinctive Agent Lau reported.

Just after getting her profile on Fb, the exclusive agent determined that Mrozak experienced a distinct tattoo on her remaining hip. On Aug. 26, he fulfilled with other particular agents with the Quarantine Compliance Look at (QCC) Team to examine her circumstance. The staff considered she would return household by means of Southwest Airways and not American Airlines considering the fact that bulk of the flights are bought as round-trip tickets to cut down the cost.

“It was a joint energy that we had been capable to find her, and observed out when she was leaving even however she was evasive about her lodging locale.” Exclusive Agent Lau explained.

Following scouting the area, the QCC crew located Mrozak on Aug. 28, primarily based on her tattoo, at the Southwest Airlines counter exactly where yet another lady was travelling with her.

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She was arrested on suspicion of falsified vaccination files on Aug. 28 at the airport right before she could leave the island. Unable to post bail, the unique agent described that Mrozak was transported to Queen’s for COVID screening and afterwards transferred to HPD. Bail was set at $2,000.

Distinctive Agent Lau suggests there could be more conditions of fraudulent vaccine playing cards.

“I can say that there is even now ongoing investigations of several phony vaccination files that has occur via DKI and they are actively currently being investigated at this place in time.”