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Legislation: USA – Guilty plea for illegal importation of counterfeit drugs

Legislation: USA – Guilty plea for illegal importation of counterfeit drugs

January 11, 2014 – yourhoustonnews.com

A 45 years old man recently pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy related to the illegal importation and attempted trafficking of counterfeit drugs and one count of receiving and delivering of misbranded drugs, announced an United States attorney. On Pakistani origin, this legal permanant resident admitted conspiring to illegally import counterfeit drugs mislabeled up to his home in Houston. A total of some 3,200 counterfeit Viagra and 4000 Cialis were sent from China. According to a Special agent from Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) "This conviction is the culmination of a multi-agency effort to prevent the smuggling and distribution of counterfeit pharmaceuticals across international borders".