Counterfeit Drugs in Mexico

An estimated $1.5 Billion worth of counterfeit drugs was reported to have been sold in Mexico in 2008. This latest figure is higher than the previously reported value of $650 Million in 2006.

Up to 30 percent of all medicines sold in Latin America are estimated to be counterfeits.

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Source:  Miriam Wells, “Criminals Flooding Paraguay With Counterfeit Drugs,” Insight Crime, June 24, 2013.