NHS England alerted the police following our revelations last week – that ‘medical records were being altered for a fee of £750’ – and Hampshire officers arrested Jordan Goodall, 23, in Oakley, near Basingstoke.
It is understood that police seized Goodall’s computer before he was released on bail
News of Goodall’s arrest comes as Wales and Scotland introduce vaccine passports for large venues, and care homes in England enforce mandatory Covid vaccinations for staff from November 11.
Jordan Goodall, 23, was arrested in Oakley, near Basingstoke, over the alleged sale of NHS vaccine passes
A Hampshire Police spokesman said: ‘Officers are investigating after allegations published in The Mail on Sunday newspaper claimed that counterfeit Covid passports were being produced in the Basingstoke area.
‘A 23-year-old man, from Oakley, has been arrested in connection with the incident.
‘He was arrested on suspicion of acquiring, using or possessing criminal property; fraud by false representation; making or supplying an article for use in fraud and possessing or controlling an article for use in fraud.
‘He has been released on police bail and our inquiries are ongoing.’