Algeria: diabetes medication traffic uncovered in Algiers

algeriePolice officers seized 620 bottles of fake diabetes medication on 24 September 2016 in Algiers and caught three criminals who cheated 169 diabetic people by offering them a product supposed to be an antidiabetic medication. The fake medicines arrived in Algiers in unlabeled bottles which were hidden in boxes of herbal medicine. The fake medicines were sold to victims for $27 per unit upon presentation of glucose blood test results. The products are currently being screened at a Forensic Science laboratory to determine their exact ingredients. The counterfeiters will appear before the court.

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