Florida Woman Injected Clients With Counterfeit Botox At Illegal Med Spa

January 12, 2018

After receiving a tip in November 2017, police search the home that Diane D’Anca was operating an illegal med spa out of. Inside, police found a “large amount” of medical supplies and records for 100 clients. In a refrigerator in the garage, they found several vials of Botox she injected into clients that turned out to be counterfeit…

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Pair of California men Accused of Running a Huge Fentanyl Pill Ring

January 11, 2018

Andrew Tablack and Stephan Durham were running a “pill production facility” in California that could produce thousands of counterfeit pills. A break in the case came when New Jersey authorities seized a massive 44 pound shipment of pills in Monmouth County.

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Foreign Online Pharmacies Sell Counterfeit Drugs To American Citizens

January 11, 2018

If you are looking to lower your prescription drug costs, know that you have safer options than giving your money, and maybe your health, to a shady online website that claims it is a pharmacy or some random person on the street…

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Overdoses Linked To Counterfeit Xanax Cause Police To Issue A Public Warning

December 22, 2017

Yakima, Washington Police Department issues public warning after a bad batch of counterfeit Xanax being sold on the street caused an uptick in overdoses. Police were unsure what was in the pills, but they did know they were not real Xanax and told people to stay away from them…

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Canadian Pleaded Guilty To Misbranded Animal Drugs Charges For a Second Time

December 19, 2017

Alain Lamontagne pleaded guilty in federal court to selling misbranded equine drugs that contained a Schedule III steroid not listed on the label. Lamontagne ran into problems with the law under very similar circumstances in 2011 in his native Canada…

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U.S. Postal Inspectors Are On The Front Line In the Fight To Keep Fentanyl Out Of The Country

December 18, 2017

Many government agencies are working to keep fentanyl from killing Americans. U.S. Postal Inspectors have found themselves on the front line working to keep fentanyl out of the country. The DOJ is working to bring justice to those who break our laws and the State Department is in negotiations to help stem the flow of illicit opioids into the country…

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Importation Will “endanger 1000s of innocent lives…in Arizona and throughout the nation,” Retired Police Commander Warns

December 15, 2017

According to retired Phoenix Police Commander Tim Hampton, who wrote this editorial in White Mountain Independent on December 15, 2017, legalizing drug importation will help “criminal organizations . . . exploit weaknesses in the law to traffic narcotics,” and increase the flow of counterfeit pills cut with fentanyl into the country: “The drug importation bill would weaken America’s anti-drug defenses and endanger thousands of innocent lives — here in Arizona and throughout the nation.”

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Illinois Resident Imported Foreign API and Pressed 80,000 Pills in Home for Sale Online

December 14, 2017

IL resident Skyler Dean Prahl pleaded guilty to introducing a misbranded drug into commerce. Prahl used a pharmaceutical powdered purchased from overseas to make Tramadol pills, which he sold online to customers around the U.S…

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Couple Sentenced For Smuggling And Injecting Clients With Fake Botox

December 13, 2017

Couple with no medical training, who repeatedly smuggled counterfeit cosmetic injectables into the U.S. and used them on their clients, received sentences for their crimes. Unfortunately, two of their clients have been left with permanent nerve damage…

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Pair From India Sentenced For Selling Fake Prescription Drugs to Americans

December 12, 2017

Trial initiated by an FDA-OCI investigation into a call center in India selling counterfeit and misbranded drugs to Americans ends with sentencing for the two defendants…

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