Friday, November 02, 2007

Chinese fraudsters fake drug watchdog Web site

To promote a fake diabetes drug in China, its makers even fake the website of government's food and drug watchdog. From Yahoo News:
While looking very similar to the State Food and Drug Administration's real site (www.sda.gov.cn), it has a totally different address -- and was still functioning on Thursday.

"This site is definitely not for real," an official at the regulator was quoted as saying. "These lawbreakers have got some balls!"

The fake site (http://www.tnb163.cn/sdfs/index.htm) can be accessed from another purporting to be from a research institute promoting the miracle benefits of a new diabetes drug. But not only is that site a fake, the drug is too, the report added.

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