FDA Most Wanted Fugitives

The FDA Most Wanted Fugitives is a list of the top ten fugitives sought by the United States Food and Drug Administration's Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI). The OCI is responsible for the enforcement of laws related to FDA-regulated products.[1][2]

As of 2016 the list includes:[1]

Name Born Wanted for
Dushyant Mahendrabhai Patel 1958, India Falsification of medical device testing, sales of unsterile products triggering an outbreak of deadly infections
1959, Cuba Counterfeit drug distribution
1955, Armenia Unlicensed medical practice, drug adulteration
1971, Lebanon Counterfeit drug distribution
1965, Burundi Distribution of counterfeit toothpaste containing toxic substances
1978, Philippines Counterfeit drug distribution
1978, China Counterfeit drug distribution
Stephen Mark Van Rooyen 1962, South Africa Sold untested and unlicensed stem cell treatments
1973, Azerbaijan Drug diversion, fraudulent drug distribution
1970, Ukraine Drug diversion, fraudulent drug distribution

See also


  1. ^ a b "FDA-OCI Presents 11 Most Wanted Fugitives, Seeks Help in Catching Fake Drugs Criminals – Partnership for Safe Medicines". www.safemedicines.org. Archived from the original on August 3, 2016. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  2. ^ Criminal Investigations, Office of. "OCI's Most Wanted Fugitives - Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Most Wanted Fugitives". www.fda.gov. Archived from the original on September 8, 2018. Retrieved June 4, 2018. This article incorporates public domain material from this U.S government document.