Mexican Pharmacies Are Not The Best Place For Medicare Recipients To Lower Their Prescription Costs

November 16, 2018

Some seniors who winter in the south cross the border to purchase prescription drugs in Mexico, frequently citing the savings. With counterfeit drugs being an issue acknowledged by Mexico’s government, Americans need to know that there are better savings to be found here in the U.S. They just need to ask their pharmacist…

Authorities In Tennessee Warn That Fake Pills Bought Online Contributing To The Opioid Crisis

November 15, 2018

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation just released their annual report and they consider counterfeit fentanyl pills purchased online to be a contributing factor to the opioid crisis. Across the state, authorities are finding more and more of these types of cases and warned of increased incidents of overdose outbreaks caused by these types of pills…

Leader Of Counterfeit Fentanyl Pill Ring In Elmira, New York Plead Guilty In Federal Court

November 14, 2018

The U.S. DOJ announced a guilty plea from Robert Ian Thatcher of Elmira, NY. He was a leader of a counterfeit fentanyl pill drug ring that manufactured and distributed fake 30 milligram Percocet pills in the area, as well as in North Carolina. At least two people died from taking the pills sold to this group…

DEA Says Counterfeit Pills Made With Fentanyl A Public Health Risk And A Law Enforcement Challenge

November 13, 2018

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently released their 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment. With over seven times more people abusing prescription drugs than heroin in this country, the DEA stated that counterfeit pills containing fentanyl pose a genuine public health risk and a law enforcement challenge…

Charges Filed Against California Man For Distributing Thousands Of Fake Fentanyl Pills

November 12, 2018

For the second time this year, an indictment has been handed down against the individual who allegedly sold a counterfeit fentanyl pill that killed a member of the U.S. Armed Forces. An investigation by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service into the overdose death of a Navy service member led to the charges against Marcel Travon Robinson III…

Missouri Teenager Almost Killed By A Counterfeit Oxycodone Pill Containing Carfentanil

November 9, 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice received a guilty plea from Gage S. Lankas in federal court. Lankas sold hundreds of Xanax pills and 14 oxycodone pills to a 17-year-old. The oxycodone pills were counterfeits made with carfentanil and almost killed the young man who only took half of one…

NADDINABP, and PSM have launched a project to raise awareness about the danger of illicit fentanyl.

Learn more about The Fentanyl Council.

Watch PSM's 2018 Interchange to learn about the deadly impact that counterfeit drugs in the US.

Read the Freeh Report


FBI Director Louis Freeh on the impact of importation on law enforcement (July 14, 2017)