Posts Tagged ‘Texas’

Football Player In Texas Killed By Counterfeit Pills Made With Carfentanil

A former Rice University football player has been charged with causing the death of a 21-year-old student after selling the young man counterfeit hydrocodone pills made with carfentanil. Carfentanil is one of fentanyl’s many analogues. A lethal dose is so small it cannot be seen with the human eye…

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Texas

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

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Case Updates From Two Major Fentanyl Drug Rings Out Of Texas and Utah

Short updates on two major fentanyl counterfeit pill ring cases. One case in Texas looks to have one of the fourteen defendants taking a plea while the second case in Utah sees a jury trial date set for Aaron Shamo, the alleged drug ring leader that shipped counterfeit pills containing fentanyl all across the U.S…

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Woman Admits To Prescribing Counterfeit and Smuggled Drugs

Carolina Aguilar Rodriguez was neither a doctor nor a pharmacist, but that didn’t stop her from prescribing counterfeit and smuggled prescription drugs to her clients at her Houston store. She recently pleaded guilty in federal court…

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Counterfeit Cosmetic Treatments are Injuring and Killing U.S. Women

A series of recent cases across the country illustrate how dangerous unlicensed and counterfeit cosmetic treatments can be. Having filler injected should be considered a medical procedure, not a cosmetic treatment. The FDA has NOT approved liquid silicone or silicone gel for injection to fill wrinkles or augment tissues anywhere in the body.

In the last two months, three cases illustrated just how dangerous it is to seek beauty treatment injections from anyone other than a licensed medical professional . . .

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