FEUER DETAILS LATEST ACTION AGAINST COUNTERFEIT PHARMACEUTICALS

Updated: Feb 24


City Attorney Mike Feuer speaking into a microphone at a blue podium which has the Official City Seal affixed to it and he is flanked by a member of the Sheriff's Department and another man, all in front of a dark blue curtain.

LOS ANGELES – City Attorney Mike Feuer today detailed his office’s latest efforts to crack down on local merchants known to illegally sell counterfeit or mis-labeled pharmaceutical drugs as well as warn the public about their serious health and safety dangers. "My office and our law enforcement partners will fight to protect consumers from the health and safety hazards posed by illegal pharmaceuticals," said Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer. "We'll continue to aggressively prosecute people who dispense these drugs that endanger communities throughout Los Angeles."

A civil law enforcement action was filed against Narcisco and Johana Gamez alleging illegal dispensing and furnishing of dangerous prescription drugs without a license. possession of mis-branded pharmaceuticals and unlawful possession and sale of narcotics.

The defendants are father and daughter operators of Dulcería El Venado, a storefront selling miscellaneous items incl