arrow-left-endarrow-right-end

News & Updates

The Latest on Internet Pharmacies, Supplements, Designer Drugs,
and Other High-Risk Merchants

Filter By:

LegitScript joins i2Coalition, continuing push for effective anti-abuse strategies

Note: This post originally appeared on i2coalition.com. We are excited to be on board in supporting i2Coalition in its mission to foster the growth and success of the Internet and the infrastructure industry. At LegitScript, we spend a lot of time fighting the underbelly of the Internet: rogue Internet pharmacies selling Vicodin or other drugs…

Continue Reading ›

New charity donations reflect LegitScript’s passions

Each year, LegitScript gives back to one or more nonprofit organizations whose services have an immeasurable impact on others or whose missions are aligned with the work we do. Our team, which has continued to grow over the past year, recently put our heads together to pick some worthy causes. The two groups we made…

Continue Reading ›

LegitScript makes Japanese newspaper Yomiuri

Japan’s Yomiuri newspaper recently published an article about LegitScript regarding our Internet monitoring methods. Japan has the second-largest pharmaceutical market in the world, after the United States. Over the past two years, LegitScript has closed more than 400 illegal Japanese-language websites selling prescription medicine in a way that violates Japanese laws and regulations, and puts…

Continue Reading ›

Get to know LegitScript in 37signals’ Bootstrapped blog series

If you’ve ever wondered who we are and how we work — and what our office mascot, Parker, looks like — check out this new article from Signal vs. Noise. For its series Bootstrapped, Profitable & Proud, 37signals profiled LegitScript from our early underdog status through our evolution to a multilingual staff of 30-plus, working with…

Continue Reading ›

Find LegitScript on Twitter to report suspicious Internet pharmacies

We recently added a handful of rogue Internet pharmacy domain names to our database after a tip from a Twitter user. All the websites reported to us are being linked to from a hijacked law firm website and have .pl and .ru TLDs. The websites are operated by the criminal network EVApharmacy and use a…

Continue Reading ›

LegitScript takes down rogue network RxProfits

Over the past several weeks, LegitScript has effectively disabled the rogue Internet pharmacy network RxProfits, also known as DirectNet Partners. We shut down more than 80 RxProfits websites, most crucially the “anchor” websites order-status.net, premiumcharge.net and rxprofits.com, which domain name registrars suspended after receiving our notifications. The anchor websites so far have not been replaced…

Continue Reading ›

LegitScript featured on STOPfakes.gov

STOPfakes.gov, an initiative to protect intellectual property rights in the global marketplace, has included LegitScript among its pharmaceutical resources for consumers and businesses — highlighting the online pharmacy legitimacy checker on our home page. The US government launched StopFakes.gov to provide tools for consumers, companies, government officials and the public in the battle against counterfeit…

Continue Reading ›

LegitScript: We’re hiring!

LegitScript is a great place to work, and we’re hiring! We’re looking for creative (quirky, even) people to help us make sense of the murky and fascinating world of pharmaceutical and drug-related cybercrime. Right now, we’re hiring for a few positions: Ruby on Rails Developer, Multilingual Analysts, and Legal Analyst. About LegitScript LegitScript is the…

Continue Reading ›

Is It Safe? Introducing LegitScript Healthcare Product Search

Ever wonder if those diet pills you saw advertised online are safe? What about the “100% natural sexual enhancement” supplements? Now there’s a place you can go to find out. LegitScript is pleased to roll out a new search feature (in beta): LegitScript Healthcare Product Search, available on our home page. This is the world’s…

Continue Reading ›

LegitScript Gives Back

Amid all of the holiday cheer, family, friends, and food that surround us at this time of year, it can be easy to get caught up in the end of year rush. But, it’s also a good time to take a moment and reflect on the year gone by. It’s been a busy year here…

Continue Reading ›