Counterfeit Drug Seizures by US Customs in 2011

The United States Customs seized $16.8 Million worth of counterfeit drugs in FY 2011, an increase of roughly $11 Million from FY 2010.

1,239 seizures by the US Customs involved counterfeit drugs, representing 9 percent of the total counterfeit goods seized during the year.

Source:¬†Phil Taylor, “US counterfeit drug seizures up 200 per cent in 2011,” Securing Pharma, January 19, 2012.