Cover All the Bases When Shopping for Dietary Supplements: A High-Profile Cautionary Tale

The Green Monster is the nickname for the 37-foot left field wall in Boston’s Fenway Park, a towering barrier that stands the highest in all Major League Baseball parks. Hitting a home run over the Green Monster is a feat … Continue reading

LegitScript Approves First Prescription Eyeglasses Website

LegitScript is pleased to announce that aclens.com is now a LegitScript iCareRx certified prescription eyeglass retailer. LegitScript recently launched the iCareRx certification program for online eyeglass retailers, which aims to assist customers in finding safe and legitimate sellers of prescription eyeglasses.The online market … Continue reading

Another PharmacyChecker-Approved Internet Pharmacy Gets Indicted

Yet another supposedly legitimate PharmacyChecker-approved Internet pharmacy gets indicted, underscoring the extent to which PharmacyChecker has been a critical partner in various allegedly illegal online pharmacies’ business and advertising strategies. Continue reading

In Illegal Online Drug Sales Scheme, Does Pharmacist’s Punishment Fit the Crime?

It’s a basic principle of criminal justice theory: the punishment for criminal activity should equate to or exceed the benefit the criminal received from the criminal activity. A key reason for this is to deter other would-be criminals and make … Continue reading

LegitScript Releases Complimentary Internet Pharmacy Guide for Registrars and Registries

We’ve released a complimentary guide for domain name registrars and registries about how to respond to abuse complaints regarding rogue Internet pharmacies, including a summary of applicable laws and regulations in key countries around the world. Continue reading

Tainted Supplements Galore: FDA Warns Public About Risky Products

In the past 10 days, the FDA has issued more than 25 public notifications regarding tainted supplements — all of which contain one or more undeclared ingredients designed to assist in weight loss or solve erectile woes. Shockingly, two of these … Continue reading

More Rogues and Ninjas (Yes, Ninjas) Invade LegitScript Database

In February, LegitScript’s analysts added a staggering 2,232 rogue Internet pharmacies and 35 rogue steroid websites to our database. The Internet pharmacies include hundreds of Japanese-language websites and a significant number of .ru websites that have pharmaceutical content in English … Continue reading

White House Trade Rep: Domain Registrars Must Do More About Rogue Pharma

The US Trade Representative’s Notorious Markets Report said domain name registrars must do more about rogue Internet pharmacies. Actually, the one registrar spotlighted in the report has been taking constructive action of late. Others, however, have not. Continue reading

About iCareRx, LegitScript’s New Certification Program for Eyeglass Sellers

If you have a valid prescription for eyeglasses and want to comparison shop and fill your prescription online, there are a number of websites where you can do so safely and legally. Continue reading

The Strange WHOIS Saga of OzPills

Question: Can dead people register domain names? Answer: Yes, if you run the OzPills Internet pharmacy network. On the Internet, there aren’t many rules. One of the few, however, is that domain name registration (WHOIS) records are not supposed to be … Continue reading