Online Pharmacies Shutdown
An operation led by Interpol, spanned over 100 countries, shutdown over 18,000 websites that were illegal online pharmacies. The websites were also linked to online payment forums and also to spam social network messaging. The Operation was called Pangea V, which involved police and was the largest operation of its kind shutting down illegal and fake prescription drug websites. There were 686 websites in the United States alone. The companies including Legitscript, Visa, Mastercard and PayPal supported the illegal websites. To read further click here.