An analysis of the 5,987 incidents occurring in CY 2021 disclosed:
Pharmaceuticals in every therapeutic category were targeted by criminals
3,160 different medicines were involved in these incidents
This represented a twenty-nine percent increase (+29%) over CY 2020
As many as 129 different medicines were discovered in a single incident
The categories most frequently targeted by individuals engaged in pharmaceutical counterfeiting were genito-urinary, central nervous system (CNS), and anti-infectives.