(New York, NY)-Four defendants have been charged with drug distribution, money laundering and tax fraud. The joint investigation leading to the charges was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Internal Revenue Service and the US Marshals Service. Four of the defendants were arrested on December 21, 2006 in Miami, Florida; Antonio Quinones, Jose Lopez, Herman Quinones and Michael Depinillos. This investigation, known as "Operation Click 4 Drugs," targeted an organization which distributed large quantities of Schedule III and Schedule IV controlled substances via the internet which resulted in the seizure of $817,000 cash, $4.2 million dollars worth of property, 2 automobiles, 1 Sea Ray marine vessel and two loaded guns.
27 December 2006