A Utah plastic surgeon and some of his staff members have been charged with running an elaborate COVID vaccine scam, where they’re accused of ordering thousands of doses of the shots then throwing them out and giving patients fake vaccine cards.
In some cases, prosecutors say they even gave saline shots to children at the request of their parents, who wanted them to think they’d been vaccinated when they hadn’t.
Dr. Michael J. Kirk Moore, 58, has been charged along with nurse Kari Dee Burgoyne, 52, and neighbor Kristin Jackson Andersen, 59.. Sandra Flores, 31, another of his staff members, was also charged.
Dr. Michael J. Kirk Moore, 58, has been charged along with nurse Kari Dee Burgoyne, 52, and two other women.
Federal prosecutors in Utah say they used Dr. Moore’s practice – The Plastic Surgery Institute of Utah in Sandy, south of Salt Lake City, to run the scam.
It’s unclear from the indictment why they ran the alleged scheme; prosecutors do not indicate if…