Posts Tagged ‘counterfeit drugs’

Maryland Man Admits To Purchasing Thousands Of Fake Fentanyl Pills

The U.S. Department of Justice announced a guilty plea from Robert Simpson. The Gambrills, Maryland man admitted to having purchased 10,000 counterfeit oxycodone pills made with fentanyl online and selling them. By the time that law enforcement searched his home, he had already sold almost 4,000 of the pills…

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Counterfeit Medicine Purchased Online Permanently Alters Man’s Vision

A new study was just released that documented that permanent damage done to a 31-year-old man after he ingested a counterfeit medicine he purchased online. Even after more than a year since this happened to him, the structural changes to the man’s eyes mean that he sees everything with a red tint…

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Arizona Woman Sentenced To 12 Years For Selling Fake Pills That Killed One Man

A federal judge sentenced Fany Madrigal-Lopez to 12 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to selling counterfeit oxycodone pills made with fentanyl. Even after she learned of one customer’s death in November 2016, she continued to sell those pills until law enforcement finally caught up with her in August 2017…

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Stopping The Poison Pills: Senate Caucus Hearing Held To Discuss Fentanyl

The Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control held a hearing on October 2, 2018 to discuss the flow of illicitly produced fentanyl out of China and into the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Discussions with panelists involved what is currently being done by major departments within our government to keep fentanyl out and what more could we be doing to help end this epidemic…

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