Prosecutors urge public to steer clear of illegal pharmaceuticals


Last updated 6/27/2018 at 12:37pm

RIVERSIDE – Pharmaceuticals purchased from unauthorized vendors may contain hazardous substances that endanger the buyer’s health, so stay away from them, Riverside County officials warned recently.

District Attorney Mike Hestrin was joined by former Rep. Mary Bono of Palm Springs and others for a news briefing in downtown Riverside announcing the seizure of 9,700 doses of different drugs that prosecutors alleged were being sold by unlicensed distributors – two in Corona, one in Moreno Valley and two in Riverside.

Seven people were involved in the operations, according to the distri...

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