Columbia – 13 arrested for trafficking illicit fake medicines used to treat aids, cancer and hemophilia

A total of 13 people were arrested during a crackdown for their involvement in a network which was selling and distributing fake medicines for illnesses such as aids, cancer and hemophilia. The Attorney General reported that the gang was buying smuggled, expired and tampered medicines before selling them as genuine products to hospitals. Officials seized more than half a ton of the pharmaceuticals during raids in Bogotá, Ibagué, Cúcuta and Palermo.

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