• Tuesday, May 17, 2022

INDIA

Rogue firms are bad medicine

By: Eastern Eye Staff

by NADEEM BADSHAH CALLS TO STOP C0MPANIES CHEATING VULNERABLE PEOPLE WITH EXPENSIVE FAKE HEALTH PRODUCTS TOUGHER laws are needed to stop rogue firms being established which rip off the elderly by charging them inflat­ed prices for health products, experts in the UK have said. Nine companies that sold supplements to around 36,000 victims at extortionate prices have been closed down by the gov­ernment, which has been highlighted to mark Scams Awareness Month in June. The firms, mostly based in India, cheated vulnerable people out of an esti­mated £10.6 million by selling supple­ments. They bought lists of people who have health issues…

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