Attorneys General Urge OfferUp to Stop Sales of Fake Vaccination Cards

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) today called on OfferUp, an online mobile marketplace, to act immediately to prevent fraudulent or blank COVID-19 vaccine cards from being sold on its platform. A bipartisan coalition of 42 attorneys general, led by Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul, North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein,…

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NAAG Urges OfferUp to Prevent the Sales of Fraudulent Vaccine Cards

The false and deceptive marketing and sales of fake COVID vaccine cards threatens the health of our communities, slows progress in getting our residents protected from the virus, and are a violation of the laws of many states.

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COVID-19 Vaccines and Effective Communications Strategies

The U.S. distribution of safe and efficacious vaccines to prevent COVID-19 has increased exponentially since December 2020. The average daily rates of vaccines administered in the U.S. has reached 3.3 million in April. On April 14, the U.S. reached more than 194.8 million total doses administered with 76.7 million persons (23.1% of the total U.S….

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Bipartisan Coalition of Attorneys General Fight Unlawful Sales of Fake COVID-19 Vaccination Cards

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) today called on Twitter, eBay, and Shopify to act immediately to prevent people from selling fraudulent CDC vaccination cards on their platforms. The bipartisan coalition, led by North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein and Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, raised concerns about the…

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NAAG Works to Prevent the Online Sale of Fraudulent COVID Vaccination Cards

The false and deceptive marketing and sales of fake COVID vaccine cards threaten the health of our communities, slow progress in getting our residents protected from the virus, and are a violation of the laws of many states.

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Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccines Rollout Nationwide: March 2021 Update for the Attorney General Community

The distribution of three safe and efficacious vaccines to prevent COVID-19 has continued to ramp up both globally and domestically. Here in the U.S., average daily rates of vaccines administered has increased from 1.5 million at the end of February to close to 2.5 million in March. On March 24, the U.S. reached over 130…

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Information about the Federal Extended Residential Eviction Moratorium

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) nationwide temporary residential eviction moratorium has been extended, effective January 31, 2021, through March 31, 2021 by virtue of 86 Fed. Reg. 8020 (the Order). The original temporary eviction moratorium, which was published on September 4, 2020, expired on January 31, 2021. In addition to extending the…

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2020 Consumer Protection Year in Review

Attorneys General Respond to COVID-19 Challenges and Maintain Strong Efforts Across Full Range of Consumer Issues The COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented challenges to state and territory attorneys general in 2020, including price gougers, charlatans peddling bogus treatments or cures, and companies refusing to provide refunds for cancelled travel and other events. For many attorney general…

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Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccines Rollout Nationwide: February 2021 Update for the Attorney General Community

In December 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) for the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines to prevent COVID-19. Within twenty-four hours of each authorization, doses began shipping across the country to every state, marking significant milestones in the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, over sixty-six million…

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NAGTRI Resources and Training on the Legal and Policy Implications for COVID-19 Vaccines

On December 11, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to prevent COVID-19 among individuals 16 years of age and older. The following week, the FDA granted a separate EUA for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for those 18 years and older.  Within twenty-four hours…

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