Presentation on theme: "1 Global Congress Dubai Feb 4, 2008 Steve Allen Senior Director Europe, Middle East and Africa."— Presentation transcript:
1 Global Congress Dubai Feb 4, 2008 Steve Allen Senior Director Europe, Middle East and Africa
2 Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals As of September 30, 2007, counterfeit Pfizer products had been confirmed in at least 75 countries.
3 Lipitor Norvasc Viagra Celebrex Dilantin From Back Alleys to Pharmacy Shelves Counterfeits in Legitimate Supply Chains Cabaser Cytotec
4 Seizures and Arrests January 1 through December 31, 2007 RegionCounterfeitNon-PfizerAPI (kg)RaidsArrests Americas1,575,409960, Asia- Pacific3,498,7884,198,2711, EMEA1,437,0219,788, Total6,511,21814,947,5161,
5 Istanbul Raid Jan 2006 Organised Crime
6 The Counterfeit-Firearms Link When Turkish police arrested seven members of a firearms smuggling operation in June 2007, they seized 5,660 counterfeit Viagra tablets in addition to three assault rifles and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.
7 Case Study Eurogulf Trading Partnering with MOH ~ NL Free Zones Awareness ~ UAE, US Embassy, MOH MOH NL & MHRA UK MHRA Alert leads to raids Partnering with Customs ~ Dubai EGT raids yrs Impt for warehouse manager
8 UK livery Lipitor in NL from Dubai Spot the difference?
12 Counterfeit is on the left Similar to NL seizure?