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Kanagawa Prefecture Police Arrests Two For Marketing Counterfeit Viagra

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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Osaka based import trading company employee Hideo Aoyagi and another person were arrested for violating the Pharmaceutical Affairs Law and marketing and selling counterfeit Viagra (sildenafil) Sept. 24. According to the investigation conducted by Kanagawa Prefecture police, from October to December 2007, the two suspects sent marketing brochures of the counterfeit Viagra to 840 people nationwide through direct mail. The counterfeit drug is priced as ¥1,800 per tablet; authorities are conducting further investigations on the number of victims. (Click here for more - Japanese language

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