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Millions of Counterfeit N95 Masks Were Bought in 5 States, U.S. Says

News of the investigation came as the Homeland Security Department’s intelligence branch warned law enforcement agencies separately on Wednesday that criminals on the dark web had since December sold counterfeits of coronavirus vaccines approved by the Food and Drug Administration for “hundreds of dollars per dose.”

That assessment, produced by Homeland Security’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis and obtained by The New York Times, said that transnational criminal organizations in Latin America were probably best positioned to take advantage of a shortage of legitimate vaccines to distribute counterfeit and stolen vaccines, though it was unclear if they had done so. Read from source….