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Upcoming Webinar Tuesday, March 19th – Buyer Beware:The Risks and Dangers of Purchasing Drugs Online

March 13, 2013 20 comments

Who really operates online pharmacies and where do the drugs come from?

On Tuesday, March 19th, at 2pm EST, FDA will host a webinar addressing how the agency’s Office of Criminal Investigations protects our public health by investigating and bringing to justice individuals who seek to profit from selling substandard or counterfeit drugs to U.S. consumer via seemingly legitimate online pharmacies. Special Agent Daniel Burke, the Senior Operations Manager in Charge of Cybercrime Investigations for the Office of Criminal Investigations will detail several recent investigations and highlight how FDA is leveraging international partnerships as a tool in fighting transnational organized crime networks on the internet.

To join the webinar:

1. Click the following URL: https://collaboration.fda.gov/buyerbeware/ (or copy and paste the URL into your internet browser).

2. Click the “Enter as a Guest” button, fill in your name, then click “Enter Room.”

You will need speakers to listen to this webinar. Closed captioning will be available.

There are a limited number of spots available for the webinar. Materials from the webinar will also be available on the FDA website.

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