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Buccaneers' Antonio Brown Accused of Obtaining Fake Vaccination Card by Former Chef

Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiver Antonio Brown purchased a fake COVID-19 vaccine card to avoid NFL protocols, his former personal chef told Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times.

A text exchange between Brown's girlfriend, Cydney Moreau, and Los Angeles chef Steven Ruiz indicated Brown was willing to buy fake cards:

"'Can you get the COVID cards?' Moreau texted Ruiz on July 2, according to a screen grab he provided to the Tampa Bay Times.
'"I can try,' Ruiz responded.
"'JNJ shot. Ab said he would give you $500,' Moreau texted."

Ruiz said he was unable to find counterfeit cards but, just before training camp began, Brown showed him fake cards he purchased for himself and Moreau.