DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 17 (UPI) — Counterfeit drugs sold online and seized in the United Arab Emirates arrived through a series of global free trade zones, investigators in six countries said.

The recent seizure of warehoused drugs in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, revealed a medicine trading chain from China, Hong Kong, Dubai, Britain and the Bahamas, and finally to an Internet pharmacy that led Americans to think they were buying pharmaceuticals from Canada, said The New York Times, which interviewed regulators and drug company investigators.

17 December 2007

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