Posts Tagged ‘California’

Fake Fentanyl Pills Sold By Social Media Influencer Contributed To Woman’s Death

Police arrested a social media influencer in southern California who allegedly sold the counterfeit oxycodone pills containing fentanyl that contributed to the July 2018 death of a woman in Ramona. Information led police to arrest Michael Steen and charge him with transportation of a controlled narcotic and possession of narcotics for sale…


Bay Area Adderall Counterfeiter Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

A Brisbane, California resident has been sentenced to ten years in prison for manufacturing and distributing counterfeit Adderall, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Gino Carl von Eckstein, who pleaded guilty in September, was originally charged with producing fake Adderall pills with pill presses located at a house he was using in San Leandro.


Charges Filed Against California Man For Distributing Thousands Of Fake Fentanyl Pills

For the second time this year, an indictment has been handed down against the individual who allegedly sold a counterfeit fentanyl pill that killed a member of the U.S. Armed Forces. An investigation by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service into the overdose death of a Navy service member led to the charges against Marcel Travon Robinson III…