CIPA Identifies Rogue Websites and Partners with Anti-Fraud Authorities to Protect American Consumers Seeking Safe Online Pharmacies
July 28, 2015 — The Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA), in partnership with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC), continues to aggressively monitor and pursue rogue pharmacies falsely using the CIPA verification seal on illegitimate pharmacy websites. The CIPA seal verifies the integrity of legitimate online pharmacy member companies who have maintained a 100% perfect safety record selling maintenance medications to more than 10 million Americans since 2002.
CIPA is taking action against rogue online pharmacies by identifying rogue websites and demanding they remove the stolen CIPA-verified seal. CIPA also contacts domain name registrars to demand that the offending domains be shut down entirely should the CIPA seals not be removed. Thus far in 2015, hundreds of domain names have been reviewed and 90 identified as fraudulently carrying the trademarked CIPA seal. “Cease and desist” letters were sent to rogue sites and registrars, leading to the removal of 10 fraudulent CIPA seals and 33 domains being blocked to date.