NPR logo

Drug Scams Abound on the Internet

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1847330/1847331" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Drug Scams Abound on the Internet

Science

Drug Scams Abound on the Internet

Drug Scams Abound on the Internet

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1847330/1847331" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The illegal sale of narcotics and other prescription drugs over the Internet is a growing problem that federal officials are struggling to cope with, according to law enforcement officials. Traffic is rapidly increasing, and there are many cases of fraud and dangerous fluctuations in potency. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.