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Illicit IPTV: The Streaming Content May Be Cheap, but the Fines Are Expensive

Would you like instant access to thousands of movies, premium TV channels, and pay-per-view content for a low monthly subscription fee, or even for free? These are two examples of the promises that providers of Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) make to consumers to entice them to purchase their products. However, merchants who offer unauthorized IPTV…

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(Not a) Surprise! Rogue Internet Pharmacy Run by Convicted Criminal

A convicted criminal is running an internet pharmacy based out of Vanuatu, a small island chain in the South Pacific that has been used as a conduit for illegal drug trafficking. According to a publication by the official Pharmacy Council of New Zealand, Kerry Donald Bell, a former pharmacist and the operator of inhousepharmacy.vu, was…

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Operation Pangea IX: One for the Record Books!

LegitScript is pleased to have participated in this year’s Operation Pangea IX, a global operation coordinated by INTERPOL that targets the advertisement, sale, and supply of unapproved prescription drugs that pose a threat to public health and safety. This marks the seventh year that LegitScript has assisted with Pangea. When Operation Pangea first took place…

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Homeland Security Freezes 67 Rx-Partners Affiliated Domain Names

Last week, Homeland Security Special Agents seized 67 domain names believed to be engaged in the illegal sale and distribution of counterfeit prescription drugs. Each affected website now greets visitors with a US government seizure notice, and a friendly reminder that illegally importing pharmaceutical drugs into the United States can land smugglers up to five…

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