Posts Tagged ‘fake drugs’

Counterfeit Medicine Purchased Online Permanently Alters Man’s Vision

A new study was just released that documented that permanent damage done to a 31-year-old man after he ingested a counterfeit medicine he purchased online. Even after more than a year since this happened to him, the structural changes to the man’s eyes mean that he sees everything with a red tint…

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Miami-Dade County Woman Indicted For Performing Illegal Silicone Injections

The U.S. Department of Justice indicted a woman in south Florida who was illegally injecting silicone into the bodies of her clients for body contouring purposes. The FDA has never approved silicone injects for this purpose due possible consequences including pulmonary embolism, infection, chest pain, and death…

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Breath Fresheners Substituted for Legitimate Medicine in $50M Diverted Pill Scheme

The former president of Cumberland Distribution, Inc. was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in a 32-month long scheme that saw over $50 million of diverted drugs shipped to pharmacies around the country, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Indicted in January 2013 along with co-conspirators Charles Jeffrey Edwards and…

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NABP Finds Fake Online Pharmacies are Offering Fentanyl for Sale at an Alarming Rate

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) has just released their Internet Drug Outlet Identification Program Progress Report for February 2018. NABP has conducted an annual survey of Internet drug outlets for the last nine years, and this year it is finding that fake online pharmacies are rushing to get on the fentanyl bandwagon.

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