Man Charged After Producing Fraudulent COVID-19 Document




Region of Peel – Officers from the Airport Division at Pearson International Airport have charged a man, after he allegedly used a fraudulent COVID-19 document upon arriving from an international destination.

On Saturday, May 1, 2021, at approximately 2:30 a.m., officers were contacted by a Quarantine Officer from the Public Health Agency of Canada in regards to receiving a fake COVID-19 test document. As a result, a 33-year-old man from Toronto, has been charged with Uttering a Forged Document. He will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on a future date.

He was released from police custody, and remained with representatives from the Public Health Agency of Canada for further processing.

Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact the Airport Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-3311, ext. 3120. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.