Counterfeit Medicine Seized by Australian Customs

In 2011 and 2012, Australian Customs Officials seized over 700 packages of counterfeit drugs. The number seized during each of the two years is significantly higher than the 262 packages of fake drugs seized by Customs in 2009-2010.

The fake drugs consisted of counterfeit erectile dysfunction pills and pills to assist with weight loss and tanning.

Source: Nick Taylor, “Australia reports jump in fake drug cases,” March 18, 2013.