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Final Verdict in Drug Sales Scheme — Case Closed?

Last Wednesday, the Department of Justice announced that Lena Lasher, one of the two pharmacists involved in a multimillion-dollar Internet pharmacy drug scheme we wrote about earlier, has been sentenced to three years in prison. Lasher was one of the two pharmacists — along with Peter Riccio, who has also been sentenced — involved in a scheme that […]

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The Strange WHOIS Saga of OzPills

Question: Can dead people register domain names? Answer: Yes, if you run the OzPills Internet pharmacy network. On the Internet, there aren’t many rules. One of the few, however, is that domain name registration (WHOIS) records are not supposed to be falsified. Engaging in WHOIS falsification to the extreme is ozpills.com, a website classified by LegitScript […]

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How Do I Find a Legitimate Online Pharmacy?

You’ve heard that buying prescription drugs online can save you time and money, but it still makes you…nervous. When you pick up medicines from your local pharmacy, you know that your drugs are safe. But online? It’s hard to tell if a pharmacy is even licensed. You could be getting counterfeit drugs that contain too […]

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Top 10 Rogue Internet Pharmacy Registrars (October 2014)

It’s been a while since we published our data identifying the domain name registrars where rogue Internet pharmacies cluster. As we’ve mentioned before, rogue Internet pharmacies are rational economic actors, and choose registrars that they believe will keep them safe from anti-abuse complaints. Interestingly, there have been significant changes in our Top 10 Rogue Internet […]

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