Legal troubles have mounted for as much as 82 NYC educators, together with 4 assistant principals, accused of submitting faux vaccine playing cards to maintain their Department of Education jobs.
Julie DeVuono, a nurse practitioner and proprietor of Wild Child Pediatric Center in Amityville on Long Island, revealed in an Aug. 4 e mail to prospects that two co-defendants on expenses they made $1.5M selling fake vax cards have flipped and develop into witnesses within the case.
“Unfortunately the time has come to prepare for battle,” DeVuono wrote within the e mail obtained by The Post.
The scandal stems from mandates imposed by governments and companies for staff to obtain vaccines amid the pandemic. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office expenses DeVuono, together with a nurse and secretary on the clinic, doled out faux vax playing cards to tons of of consumers, charging adults $220 for every dose marked on the cardboard ($440 for each) and $85 for teenagers. The clinic is understood for providing holistic and pure cures.
DeVuono can be accused of falsely itemizing shoppers as vaccinated within the New York State Immunization Information System, a felony.
“The Suffolk County prosecutor has fired the first shot across our bow,” DeVuono wrote within the e mail. “Based on the statements of their witnesses (the nurse and secretary arrested with me), they are moving forward with the premise that 99% of COVID vaccines given in my office were fake.”
None of the 82 educators who submitted playing cards they acquired from the observe have been charged so far. But DeVuono warned the District Attorney’s workplace “could use my possible conviction as evidence to pursue action against Covid vaccine recipients.”
She added: “My legal team believes we can counter it but WE NEED YOUR HELP!”
DeVuono is searching for to compile an inventory of two,000 to three,000 prospects “who would be willing to affirm that they did in fact receive the vaccine,” and that any cash paid was for “homeopathic detox pills,” the e-mail mentioned.
Those signing the checklist wouldn’t be obligated to testify, she added.
Several NYC academics denied to The Post that they paid for fraudulent vaccine playing cards, insisting they paid as much as $440 every for a “detox treatment” to ease any antagonistic response to the photographs.
The educators are still on the payroll, however may lose their jobs or face legal expenses if implicated within the fraud.
Betsy Combier, a paralegal defending 30 academics within the case, insisted her shoppers are all harmless, however added: “If someone bought a fake vaccine card, and a staffer working with Julie witnessed it, that customer could be charged.”
DeVuono and her lawyer couldn’t be reached for remark.