Kalbarri woman allegedly bribes Geraldton pharmacist to fake vaccination, charged with fraud
A Kalbarri woman has been accused of trying to fake a COVID-19 vaccination by attempting to bribe a pharmacist to “fraudulently administer” the vaccine.
Geraldton Police have charged a 34-year-old woman after an incident that occurred at a pharmacy on Monday 8 November 2021.
It is alleged at about 3.25pm, the woman attended a scheduled appointment at a pharmacy in Geraldton to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
Upon attending, the woman was escorted by a pharmacist to a consult room where she requested the pharmacist fraudulently administer the vaccine in exchange for an unspecified amount of money.
The pharmacist refused and the woman left the premises.
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The woman from Kalbarri has been charged with one count of attempted fraud.
She received bail and will appear before the Geraldton Magistrates Court on Thursday 18 November 2021.
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