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.
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.