Most people are aware that some jewelry is fake and imitation fancy
watches can be bought for less than $50. The only harm here is the
economic damage to those selling authentic watches and real gems. But
there is a significant business worldwide in the clandestine market of
counterfeit prescription drugs that has caused real trouble.
Untold numbers of people have been injured and deaths have been documented from phony drugs.
By David Work
7 February 2009