Ecuador : Fake medicines manufacturer sentenced to five years

The Azuay Criminal Court sentenced the Chief Executive Officer of Mediveza to five years’ imprisonment for involvement in the crimes of producing, manufacturing, marketing and distributing expired and falsified medicines. As part of Operation Fármaco IV, conducted in several cities across the country on July 25, 2017, 18 establishments were searched and 18 tons of fake medicines (multivitamins, antibiotics, anti-inflammatory medicines and others) were seized, as well as machines used to package the tablets.

Source : www.cronica.com

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