Operation Pangea XIV – UPSC Prelims

Operation Pangea:
  • Operation Pangea is an international effort to target the online sale of counterfeit and illicit health products.
  • It also aims to raise public awareness of the potential dangers of buying medicines online.
  • The first time Operation Pangea was conducted was in 2008.
  • Led by: 
    • The operation is coordinated by INTERPOL.
    • It involved police, customs and health regulatory authorities from 92 countries.
  • India:  The Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) is the nodal body for Interpol in the country.
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