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Old 01-07-2011, 09:52 PM
 
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For those who may buy prescriptions over the 'net:

FDA warns public of internet pharmacy extortion scam – The Chart - CNN.com Blogs

Criminals posing as law enforcement agents are scamming people who purchase drugs over the internet, the Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers Friday.

The international extortion scam targets people who bought drugs online or from telepharmacies. The victims are called by criminals posing as FDA special agents or other law enforcement personnel. They are told that buying drugs over the telephone or internet is illegal and threatened with police action unless fines ranging between $100 and $250,000 are paid.
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