Posts Tagged ‘Ohio’

Ohio Resident Charged With Selling Dietary Supplements Laced with Pharmaceuticals

Khaled Farouk Elgayar of North Olmstead, Ohio, has been charged in federal court with selling misbranded drugs, the Department of Justice (DOJ) reports. Elgayar purchased in bulk a variety of supposedly herbal supplements with names such as “African Superman,” “Hard Ten Days,” “Herb Viagra,” “libigrow,” “S.W.A.G” and “Triple PowerZEN,” for resale in the United States,…

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NADDI Warns Congress That Drug Importation Will Worsen the Opioid Crisis

The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) recently placed ads in Washington, D.C.-based newspapers showing their strong opposition to any legislation that would allow drug importation. Such legislation would make their jobs as investigators more difficult and would endanger their lives…

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Ohio Man to Spend Five Years in Prison for Role in Counterfeit Pill Scheme

Cincinnati resident Shoaib Haroon was recently sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a scheme to sell people counterfeit drugs. Mr. Haroon received and filled the orders out of his home. He was observed mailing 80 packages each day out of the same post office. Inside the packages were counterfeit pills in plastic bags.

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Counterfeit fentanyl pills in Ohio

Counterfeit fentanyl pills in Ohio Click here to read PSM’s Fentanyl 101. Since 2012, drug traffickers have been selling North Americans counterfeit medications made from fentanyl, a dangerous painkiller 25-40 times stronger than heroin, and even stronger synthetic opioids like carfentanil. The problem has spread to at least 40 states, and many Americans have suffered…

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