Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer announced Wednesday that his office secured permanent injunctions against two online merchants for the unlicensed and illegal sale of misbranded and counterfeit pharmaceutical products.

“Counterfeit and illegal pharmaceuticals pose a serious threat to public health and safety,” Feuer said. “My office and our law enforcement partners will continue to bring those who prey upon some of our most vulnerable residents, and jeopardize their health, to justice.”

The defendants — none of whom could be reached for comment — include Catalina Campos and her husband Jose Vasquez, who allegedly used their former residence in North Hollywood to store and sell large amounts of illegal, misbranded and counterfeit pharmaceuticals, including counterfeit Cialis and Viagra.

The court placed Campos and Vasquez, who do business as Magic Blue LLC, under a permanent injunction prohibiting them from selling, possessing or advertising illicit or counterfeit drugs or devices. They are also prohibited from any internet sales or advertising related to pharmaceuticals, herbal remedies or over-the-counter medicines and must immediately stop operating their website and turn over registration and control of the website, including passwords.

Campos and Vasquez were also ordered to pay $75,000 in civil penalties, as well as $15,000 in investigative costs and $5,000 in attorney’s fees to Feuer’s office.

In the second case, Yuri Korchinsky and Yelizaveta Korchinskaya were both placed under permanent injunction prohibiting the sale or possession of any prescription drugs. They were also prohibited from using or allowing public access to their website or creating any additional internet website to advertise, promote or offer for sale any counterfeit or illegal pharmaceutical products.

The defendants were alleged to have used their website to knowingly advertise and sell dangerous misbranded, illegal and counterfeit pharmaceuticals, including ones advertised to treat asthma, autoimmune disorders, bacterial infections, erectile dysfunction, gastronomical disorders, hormonal disorders, mental disorders and general pain, Feuer’s office said.

The defendants were also assessed a civil penalty of $2,500 for each of the 3,926 alleged violations as well as any future costs related to enforcement of the judgment of $9.8 million.

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