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In Moscow have covered underground manufacture of preparations for skin rejuvenation

Moscow police busted the clandestine manufacture of drugs for injection of hyaluronic acid, a criminal case was opened against five people, said the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina Wolf.

"Previously it is established that malefactors drugs produced under the brand of a foreign company. In-house production located on the territory of Moscow, they artisanal manufacturing various types of medicines containing hyaluronic acid, hypodermic," said Wolf.

The representative of the Ministry added that illegal activities were engaged in five Muscovites c med school. They sell produce through a wholesale company.

During a search in houses and clandestine operations were seized ingredients to create medicines and documents with information about the distribution channels. The scale of the activities of the "entrepreneurs" of the Ministry of interior does not.

"Criminal case on signs of the crime provided by article 238.1 of the criminal code ("the Circulation of counterfeit, substandard and unregistered medicines" - ed.)", — said the Wolf. The maximum sanction under this article – imprisonment up to 5 years.

Four suspects elected a measure of restraint in the form of recognizance not to leave, the fifth is under house arrest.

Hyaluronic acid injections are used in cosmetology – for rejuvenation of skin, for example.