$31 Million Fake Medicines Seized In Global Crackdown

May 22, 2014 2:01 PM

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Britain’s healthcare watchdog said that 237 people have been arrested by the Law Enforcement Agents worldwide in a 10-day crackdown on fake drugs, resulting in the seizure of counterfeit and unlicensed medicines worth 18.6 million pounds ($31.4 million).

Potentially harmful slimming pills were among the haul of 8.4 million doses of medicines. Controlled drugs such as diazepam, anabolic steroids and anti-impotence pills were also included.

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