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Fake Pills: A Fatal Fraud

101 East, Al Jazeera |

On the streets of Bangkok, fake medicines are being sold openly…

Watch 101 East investigation of the multi-billion-dollar trade in fake medicines, a trade with a higher profit margin than heroin trafficking, and links to organized crime.

Reporter Trevor Bormann speaks with medicine peddlers, investigators, government officials and the victims of this crime in Thailand and the Philippines, sharing what is being done to curtail this  illicit and sophisticated trade.

 

101 East is Al Jazeera’s weekly Asian current affairs program that tackles the issues that unify and divide Asia with special reports, interviews and debates. Visit the program’s webpage here.

 

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