Kentucky

The Deadly Counterfeit Drug Trade Thrives in Kentucky Download our January 2020 PDF Download our most recent information sheet, which summarizes counterfeit drug activity in Kentucky. Counterfeit News in KentuckyTwo Charged With Trafficking FentanylAugust 10, 2021Nelson County Men Charged with Trafficking, Importing FentanylAugust 9, 2021Drug Overdose Deaths in Kentucky Rose 49% in 2020; Fentanyl and…

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Kentucky cancer clinic office manager pleads guilty to selling misbranded chemotherapy drugs

Hematology and Oncology Center (HOC) PLLC and HOC’s former office manager, Natarajan Murugesan, pleaded guilty on June 18, 2014 to purchasing and selling unapproved and improperly labeled chemotherapy drugs. Between January 2010 and July 2011, Murugesan ordered non-FDA approved cancer treatments from Quality Speciality Products (QSP), a subsidiary of Canada Drugs that sold prescription medicines…

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Kentucky OBGYN Sentenced to Probation For Purchasing Counterfeit IUDs

View larger map A Kentucky obstetrician/gynecologist, Dr. James Buck, has been sentenced to one year of probation and required to pay over $18,000 in fines after he pled guilty (Download James Buck Plea Agreement) to one misdemeanor count of drug misbranding. Dr. Buck was accused of purchasing unapproved foreign “Mirena” IUDs via a so-called Canadian…

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Kentucky Doctor Arrested For Implanting Fake IUDs in Women

A Kentucky doctor is facing numerous charges including Medicare fraud for purchasing misbranded IUD contraceptive devices from a pair of fake online pharmacies and dispensing them to unsuspecting patients. Canh Jeff Vo, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky was charged with 13 counts including illegal drug importation, Medicaid fraud, health care fraud and mail fraud for deceiving his…

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Truck Full of Life Saving Medications Stolen in Kentucky

A truckload of pharmaceuticals was stolen from a rest area in Florence, Kentucky on November 11 with an estimated value of several million dollars. Securingpharma.com reports that the products included the antihypertensives, anticoagulants, aripiprazole for schizophrenia, HIV drugs and an antiplatelet medication. The plain white truck was left unattended for 15 minutes on the edge…

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