BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Officers have seized one other web site purporting to promote a drug used to deal with COVID-19, the U.S. Lawyer’s Workplace for the District of Maryland stated Monday.
The most recent web site seized claimed to promote Remdesivir however seems to have as an alternative collected private info from guests. Officers stated the seizure of remdesivirmx.com is the fourth associated to COVID-19 in Maryland.
A site evaluation discovered the web site was registered on February 4 utilizing a Lithuanian firm and listed a Mexican cellphone quantity and tackle.
The U.S. Lawyer’s workplace didn’t say how many individuals might have fallen sufferer to the fraudulent web site.
In January, officers seized a web site that replicated that of a biotechnology firm primarily based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Three males have been charged with scheming to allegedly promote what they claimed to be COVID-19 vaccines. The month prior, officers seized two extra web sites that claimed to be from biotechnology corporations creating COVID-19 remedies.