Three foreigners wanted to travel to Galapagos with altered certificates

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Three foreigners wanted to travel to Galapagos with altered certificates

José Pizza
January 20,2021

The travelers were ready to leave from the José Joaquín de Olmedo airport in Guayaquil. Laboratory denies responsibilities.

Three Americans were arrested when they tried to travel to the Galapagos with falsified evidence indicating that they were not carriers of COVID-19.

The apprehensions of Peter N., Nicholas O. and Peter K. took place yesterday, Tuesday, January 19, during the immigration control carried out at the José Joaquín de Olmedo airport in Guayaquil.

Police agents detected during the review that three PCR certificates presented by foreigners registered visible adulterations in the logo of the laboratory that supposedly had granted them the document.

This was confirmed by the laboratory, which assured that it has not delivered those certificates and that they do not present the characteristics of the documents they issue to their clients.

Read the coverage from Extra at https://www.extra.ec/noticia/actualidad/tres-extranjeros-pretendian-viajar-galapagos-certificados-falsos-47108.html



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