During the coronavirus crisis, law enforcement authorities are stepping
up arrests and prosecutions of those making and advertising counterfeit
medical devices. INTERPOL recently announced 121 arrests, across 90 countries
worldwide, as part of an international takedown of ongoing coronavirus-related
frauds, including the illegal sale of counterfeit medical equipment, surgical
masks, and pharmaceuticals. While obviously it is important for law enforcement
to be vigilant in this time of crisis, it is also highly likely that perfectly
innocent suppliers of medical devices may get accused of wrongdoing. Oftentimes
rash and overzealous law enforcement action can lead to wrongful arrests
If you or a loved one is being accused of making and advertising counterfeit
medical devices, contact the Law Offices of Weintraub & Alper, P.C.
today to discuss your case.