Websites Selling Fake Drugs

in Counterfeit Goods

An Interpol operation in September / October 2012 involving 100 countries seized an estimated $10.5 Million worth of counterfeit drugs. About 18,000 websites that were selling fake drugs were shut down during the week long campaign, along with 3.7 million doses of counterfeit drugs.

United States Law Enforcement officials shut down 686 websites within their jurisdiction for selling counterfeit medicines.

Source:  Grant Gross, “US agencies seize 686 websites accused of selling fake drugs,” Computerworld, October 4, 2012.

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