Posts Tagged ‘California’

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…



Our 2018 information sheet summarizes recent counterfeit drug incidents in California.


Indictment Announced Of California Woman Who Sold Fentanyl Pills Online For Almost Two Years

A California woman has been indicted for shipping fake fentanyl pills and a misbranded drug into Illinois. In total, prosecutors alleged that Melissa Scanlan shipped over 50,000 counterfeit fentanyl pills to customers all over the United States. After initially being arrested on state charges in August, Scanlan allegedly went back to Mexico to arrange for more fake fentanyl pills to be delivered to her home. She was arrested for the second time in September in relation to the Illinois indictment…