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Chinese national Sengyang Zhou was arrested in Hawaii last week on charges of importing and linkurl:selling counterfeit drugs online,; reminiscent of the story of another recently nabbed pharma faker, Kevin Xu, whose downfall is detailed in linkurl:a recent feature; in The Scientist.
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Zhou's wares included a fake version of the weight-loss pill Alli, and the fakes are believed to cause headaches, anxiety, and other side effects, the linkurl:New York Times reported.; Undercover US investigators apparently met with Zhou in Thailand under the guise of wanting to sell his products, and then lured him to visit Hawaii, where he was arrested, linkurl:according to a CalorieLab blog.; Zhou's accused accomplice, US citizen Qing Ming Hu, was also arrested for similar charges. Meanwhile, two separate European efforts have been launched to ensure the authenticity of prescription drugs, linkurl:according to FiercePharma Manufacturing,; both...
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