$7 million dollars worth of fake medicines have been seized by Shanghai police, as well as 96 people arrested.

MSN reported that more than 70 different medicines were counterfeited in the seizure of more than 5.5 million capsules.

Manufacturing of the counterfeit pills occurred in Jiangsu and Anhui provinces, reported authorities, who said that Shanghai, where the seizure occurred was used as a transit station for pill repackaging.

Police say that in addition to the counterfeit product, expired medications were repackaged to look as if new for reselling.

By S. Imber