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Fake doctors' notes on sale for Chinese fans
by Mike Woitalla, June 13th, 2014 7:20PM

TAGS:  off the post, world cup 2014


[WORLD CUP: Off the Post] World Cup games in China air in the middle of the night, including 3 a.m. kickoffs. Entrepreneurs expecting Chinese fans will need excuses to skip work have been selling fake doctors' notes online -- because many Chinese employers require physician-approved excuses.

The Los Angeles Times reported that legitimate-looking notes with a hospital stamp can cost up to $50.

On Friday, the Chinese government blocked search terms for sick notes.

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