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New York

Our 2018 information sheet summarizes recent counterfeit drug incidents in New York.

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New York Man Charged With Selling Counterfeit Pills Made With Fentanyl

A newly formed task for on Long Island made their first arrest of a man who allegedly ran a drug ring that sold counterfeit oxycodone pills made with fentanyl. Between May and July, 2018, Ismail Latif sold a confidential source over 1,000 counterfeit oxycodone pills. The deals were made at one of several houses, one time inside a CVS pharmacy, and another time at a Mobile gas station…

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New York Residents Charged After Being Found With Over 12 Kilos Of Counterfeit Xanax Pills

The year-long Operation Dark Gold operation netted charges against 35 individuals selling drugs online. Included in this list are five people from New York – Jian Qu, Raymond Weng, Kai Wu, Dimitri Tseperkas, and Chiad Akkaya- who sold multiple types of drugs and were found in possession of four pill presses and over 12 kilos of suspected counterfeit Xanax pills…

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Fake Online Pharmacy Operators Arrested After Man Dies From Taking Drugs They Sold

On May 22, 2016, law enforcement officers were dispatched to a residence in Madison, Wisconsin, in response to a report of a 37-year-old man who had stopped breathing. The victim was dead by the time officers arrived at his residence. An autopsy later confirmed that the victim’s death was caused by acute intoxication due to the combined effects of a substance called U-47700 and Benzodiazepine Analogue (Etizolam).

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Parents of Woman Who Died After Cosmetic Enhancement Want Murder Charges

A young New York mother is dead and her family is demanding answers after she received injections to enhance her buttocks, CBS News reports. Latesha Bynum, 32, went to a “doctor” practicing out of an apartment in the Gramercy Park neighborhood in New York. Within hours of having the procedure, Ms. Bynum had to be…

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