An operation by regulatory agencies in 10 countries, working with the international police organization Interpol, raided a number of businesses suspected of conducting illegal sales of medicines over the Internet, officials announced on November 13 (http://www.interpol.int/Public/ICPO/PressReleases/PR2008/PR200863.asp).
The operation, code-named Pangea, focused on persons associated with Internet sites that illegally sell and supply unlicensed or prescription medicines purported to treat conditions such as diabetes, impotence, and hair loss.
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