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Date Title
05/15/2019 Three New Federal Cases Allege Illegal Distribution of Male Sexual Enhancement Pills Falsely Branded as ‘Herbal’ Medicine
05/30/2019 Two Former New England Compounding Center Pharmacists Sentenced
05/28/2019 Sacramento Man Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Selling Fertilizer as a Fat-Burning Pill
09/08/2019 Two Sentenced for Participating in Online Drug Distribution and Money Laundering Scheme
06/04/2019 Rhode Island Woman Admits to Selling Prescription Narcotics
05/03/2019 Two Pharmacists at New England Compounding Center Convicted by Federal Jury
07/02/2019 Registered Nurse Indicted on Drug Diversion Charge
07/03/2019 West Hollywood Doctor Taken into Custody in Health Care Fraud Case Involving Human Growth Hormone for Patients with HIV
07/13/2019 Portland Man Pleads Guilty to Holding for Sale Counterfeit Drugs and Possessing a Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking
03/28/2019 Two Charged in Complex Payment Processing Fraud Scheme
10/08/2019 Houston TX Man Sentenced to 27 Months for Shipping Misbranded Prescription Drugs to Oldham County
10/08/2019 Florida Man Sentenced for Social Security and Wire Fraud
10/08/2019 Woman Sentenced for Rebranding, Selling Prohibited Weight Loss Drug from China
04/30/2019 Pharmaceutical Company Agrees to Pay $17.5 Million to Resolve Allegations of Kickbacks to Medicare Patients and Physicians
06/27/2019 Pensacola Woman Pleads Guilty to Selling Counterfeit Contact Lenses
05/29/2019 Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges for Illegally Distributing Anabolic Steroids and Other Misbranded Drugs
06/03/2019 Paramedic Pleads Guilty to Tampering with Fentanyl and Ketamine Vials
10/07/2019 Hermitage Man Sentenced for Importing and Selling Drugs Not Approved by FDA
08/26/2019 Orange County Man Sentenced to 17½ Years in Federal Prison for Selling Counterfeit Opioid Pills Laced with Fentanyl
07/08/2019 Middlesex County Couple Charged with Selling Misbranded and Unapproved New Drugs and Running Drug Manufacturing Facility in Their Basement
05/08/2019 Michigan Man Sentenced for Unlawfully Importing and Distributing Misbranded Drugs
10/03/2019 Medical Device Maker ACell Inc. Pleads Guilty and Will Pay $15 Million to Resolve Criminal Charges and Civil False Claims Allegations
08/19/2019 Man Sentenced to More than 8 Years in Prison for Illegally Importing, Selling Male Sexual Enhancement Pills Branded as ‘Herbal’ Medicine
05/15/2019 Louisiana Pharmacist Convicted of Trafficking and Dispensing Stolen HIV Medication
06/05/2019 Insys Therapeutics Agrees to Enter into $225 Million Global Resolution of Criminal and Civil Investigations
06/27/2019 Grand Jury Returns Indictments
06/11/2019 Georgia Podiatrist Sentenced to 36 Months for His Role in Kickback Scheme
06/06/2019 Fort Washington Man Sentenced to 66 Months in Federal Prison for Two Separate Drug Cases
05/23/2019 Four Men Indicted on Fraud Charges Related to the Jay Peak EB-5 AnC Vermont Project in Northeast Vermont
05/02/2019 Founder and Four Executives of Insys Therapeutics Convicted of Racketeering Conspiracy
06/04/2019 Former Roswell Park Nurse Charged with Stealing Pain Meds and Violating HIPAA
10/03/2019 Former Parkersburg Physician Pleads Guilty for His Role in Hope Clinic Conspiracy
09/18/2019 Holmes County Company Fined More Than $165,000 for Refusing to Allow FDA Investigators to Inspect Its Facilities
09/17/2019 Haverhill Nurse Pleads Guilty to Drug Tampering
08/09/2019 Jury Convicts Shamo of Leading Drug Trafficking Network
09/13/2019 Indictment Charges Middletown Business, Owner, with Making and Selling Adulterated Dietary Supplements
09/04/2019 Five Individuals Convicted for Participating in Global Fraud Scheme
09/19/2019 Compounding Pharmacy, Two of Its Executives, and Private Equity Firm Agree to Pay $21.36 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
09/12/2019 Eight Defendants Arrested for Distributing Millions of Opioid Pills Imported from India
09/11/2019 Ohio Man Pleads Guilty to Holding for Sale or Dispensing Counterfeit ED Pills
09/13/2019 Manhattan U.S. Attorney Settles Civil Fraud Claims Against Medical Device Manufacturer for Selling Products Not Cleared by the FDA
10/03/2019 Rochester Man Sentenced for Smuggling Counterfeit Cialis and Viagra into the United States
07/27/2019 Indian Businessman Charged with Drug Importation, Smuggling, and Money Laundering Offenses
08/06/2019 Houston, TX Man Pleads Guilty to Mailing Misbranded Prescription Drugs to Oldham County
08/05/2019 Former Paramedic and Flight Nurse Receives One Year in Prison for Tampering with Ketamine Vials
08/07/2019 Food and Drug Administration Employee Pleads Guilty to Conflict of Interest
07/30/2019 Eight Individuals Indicted for Social Security Fraud
08/09/2019 Owner of Consumer Products Testing Company Arrested for Fraud Scheme Involving Fabricated Test Results
08/09/2019 Raleigh Business Owner Charged with Defrauding Protein Powder Consumers
07/11/2019 Justice Department Obtains $1.4 Billion from Reckitt Benckiser Group in Largest Recovery in a Case Concerning an Opioid Drug in United States History
06/12/2019 Indictment: Counterfeit Oxycodone Pills Contained Fentanyl Instead
07/20/2019 Benton Pharmacist Sentenced for Theft of Drugs, Carrying Firearm in Kentucky and Idaho Under Domestic Violence Order
07/24/2019 Canton Man Sentenced to Nearly 11 Years in Prison for Having Firearm and Mixture of Fentanyl, Carfentanil, Heroin and Cocaine
07/16/2019 Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Social Security and Wire Fraud
07/17/2019 "The Drug Llama" Pleads Guilty to Distributing Fentanyl on the Dark Web
07/26/2019 North Andover Woman Indicted for Performing Illegal Silicone Injections
07/26/2019 Former Nurse at Grace Healthcare Sentenced on Tampering Charge
07/18/2019 Seafood Processor Pleads Guilty to Selling Foreign Crab Meat Falsely Labeled as Blue Crab from U.S.
07/18/2019 Cranston Man Sentenced for Defrauding Social Security, Trafficking Oxycodone
07/17/2019 Unlicensed Pharmacy Technician Sentenced for Working at New England Compounding Center
05/07/2019 Former Dracut Nurse Pleads Guilty to Tampering with Liquid Morphine
04/23/2019 Six Indicted in Drug Conspiracy That Included Production and Distribution of Powerful Synthetic Opioid
04/11/2019 Former CEO Convicted of Defrauding Food and Drug Administration and Distributing Adulterated Drugs
04/09/2019 Indivior Inc. Indicted for Fraudulently Marketing Prescription Opioid
04/05/2019 VA Medical Center Nurse Sentenced for Tampering with Hospital Prescriptions
04/03/2019 Marquette Man Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Smuggle Goods into the United States
03/19/2019 Chinese Citizen Sentenced in Scheme to Sell Mislabeled Dietary Supplements
03/14/2019 Haverhill Nurse Charged with Drug Tampering
03/13/2019 Five Individuals and Two Companies Plead Guilty to Felony Charges in Multimillion Dollar Scheme to Fraudulently Sell Popular Dietary Supplements
03/13/2019 Six Individuals and Two Companies Charged in Illegal Dietary Supplement Scheme
03/11/2019 Former Springfield Man Sentenced for Leading Scheme to Market Dietary Supplements
02/22/2019 Lehigh Valley Technologies, Inc. to Pay $4 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Liability for Scheme to Avoid FDA New Drug Application Fee
02/21/2019 Traveling Nurse Who Worked in Roanoke Sentenced for Tampering with Fentanyl
02/15/2019 Participant in Fraudulent Opioid Prescription Conspiracy Sentenced
02/07/2019 Three Federal Cases Allege Illegal Importation and Sale of ‘Herbal’ Sexual Enhancement Pills that Contained Pharmaceutical Drugs
01/30/2019 Athens County Farmer Pleads Guilty to Having Contaminated Calf Slaughtered for Beef
01/18/2019 Medical Company Executive Sentenced for Smuggling $18 Million in Misbranded Pharmaceuticals into United States
01/09/2019 Owner of Seafood Company Sentenced to Prison for Blue Crab Scam
12/13/2018 Owner and Four Former Employees of New England Compounding Center Convicted Following Trial
12/13/2018 Floridian Pleads Guilty in Complex Fraud Scheme Related to the Processing of Credit Card Payments
12/07/2018 VA Nurse Admits to Fraudulently Obtaining and Tampering with Opioid Prescriptions
12/04/2018 Memphis Man Pleads Guilty to Tampering with Consumer Products
12/04/2018 Medical Device Maker ev3 Agrees to Plead Guilty and Pay $17.9 Million for Distributing Adulterated Device
12/04/2018 Des Moines Residents Sentenced for Felony Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act Offense
11/29/2018 Dietary Supplement Ingredient Importers Arrested in Connection with Large-Scale Smuggling and Money Laundering Scheme
11/29/2018 Two Practitioners Sentenced for Drug Crimes in Connection with HOPE Clinic
11/28/2018 Former Vice President of Insys Pharmaceuticals Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Scheme
11/25/2018 Nevada Man Indicted for Distribution of Anabolic Steroids and Drug Misbranding
11/20/2018 Rochester Man Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Counterfeit Cialis and Viagra into the United States
11/19/2018 Georgia Man Charged with Social Security and Wire Fraud
11/05/2018 Nurse Sentenced for Taking Fentanyl for Personal Use
10/22/2018 Medical Equipment Company Agrees to Pay $5.25 Million to Resolve Allegations of Fraudulent Claims for Compounded Medical Creams
10/22/2018 Oklahoma Orthopedic Company to Pay $455,000 to Settle Claims of False Medical Billing
10/18/2018 Pharmacist Indicted for Taking Drugs, Carrying Firearm in Violation of Court Order
10/18/2018 Grand Jury Returns Superseding Indictment In Shamo Case; Adds Distribution Of Fentanyl Count Resulting In Death
10/15/2018 Leader of Fraudulent Prescription Conspiracy Sentenced to Six Years in Prison
10/15/2018 Four Men and Seven Companies Indicted for Billion-Dollar Telemedicine Fraud Conspiracy, Telemedicine Company and CEO Plead Guilty in Two Fraud Schemes
10/11/2018 Two Companies Ordered to Pay More Than $7 Million for Adulterated and Misbranded Pet Food Ingredients
10/04/2018 Troutdale Doctor Sentenced for Purchasing and Administering Foreign-Sourced Botox and Juvaderm
10/01/2018 AmerisourceBergen Corp. to Pay $625 Million to Settle Civil Fraud Allegations Resulting from Its Repackaging and Sale of Adulterated Drugs and Unapproved New Drugs, Double Billing and Providing Kickbacks
09/24/2018 Board Certified Ophthalmologist Agrees to Civil Fraud Settlement in Medicare Fraud Investigation
09/19/2018 Springfield Doctor Sentenced for Illegally Sharing Patient Medical Files
09/11/2018 Columbus Pharmacist Sentenced for Health Care Fraud Scheme
09/06/2018 Cattle Company and Veterinarian Indicted for False Health Certificates on Livestock
08/31/2018 Former Home Health Nurse Pleads Guilty to Tampering with Patients' Drugs
08/30/2018 Massachusetts Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Misbranded Prescription Horse Drugs
08/28/2018 Providence Nurse Sentenced for Tampering with Oxycodone
08/22/2018 Louisiana Pharmacist Convicted of Trafficking and Selling Stolen Medication
08/17/2018 Unlicensed Pharmacy Technician Pleads Guilty to Working at New England Compounding Center
08/16/2018 Genesee County Physician and Two Others Charged with Health Care Fraud
08/15/2018 Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Scheme to Market Dietary Supplements
08/03/2018 Northwest ENT Associates, P.C. to Pay Approximately $1.2 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
07/31/2018 Three Canadians and their Company Sentenced for Wholesale Distribution of Misbranded Prescription Drugs and Money Laundering
07/30/2018 Two People Guilty of Distributing Tramadol Pills
07/26/2018 Miami-Dade Resident Charged in Connection with Performance of Illicit Silicone Injections
07/23/2018 Springfield EMT/Paramedic Pleads Guilty to Stealing Fentanyl, Morphine
07/18/2018 Medical Device Maker AngioDynamics Agrees to Pay $12.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
07/17/2018 Former President of Cumberland Distribution, Inc. Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for $50 Million Drug Diversion Scheme
07/10/2018 Former Pharmacy Technician Indicted for Stealing Fentanyl, Morphine
07/10/2018 VA Medical Center Nurse Indicted, Arraigned for Allegedly Tampering with and Stealing Prescription Opioids
07/10/2018 Former Des Moines Pharmacy Technician Sentenced for Illegally Tampering with Fentanyl
07/10/2018 Pawtucket Woman Sentenced for Participation in Opioid Prescription Conspiracy
07/06/2018 Vero Beach Orthopedic Surgeon Sentenced to Life in Prison Following Conviction for Fentanyl Analog Drug Conspiracy Resulting in Death
07/06/2018 Internet Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Selling $2.3 Million Worth of Non-FDA Approved and Misbranded Botox and Juvederm-Related Products
07/03/2018 Canton Man Indicted on Fentanyl and Firearms Charges
06/28/2018 Southern District of Florida Charges 124 Individuals Responsible for $337 Million in False Billing as Part of National Healthcare Fraud Takedown
06/20/2018 Fitchburg Woman and Saugus Man Sentenced for Roles in Counterfeit Steroid Conspiracy
05/31/2018 Notification of Stolen Fertility Drugs: Gonal-f® RFF Redi-ject® and Gonal-f® Multi-Dose
05/08/2018 Notification of Stolen Octagam
04/04/2018 Fences Indicted in Multi-Million Dollar, Multi-State Criminal Theft Operations
04/04/2018 Canadian Pharmacist Sentenced for Distributing Counterfeit and Adulterated Botox to Local Doctors
03/30/2018 KC Paramedic Indicted for Stealing Fentanyl, Morphine from Ambulances
03/30/2018 Counterfeit Cigarette Smuggler Sentenced to Prison
03/30/2018 Lynn Man Sentenced to Over 10 Years in Prison for Role in Counterfeit Steroid Conspiracy
03/27/2018 Federal Jury Finds Three Guilty in Fentanyl Distribution Conspiracy
03/27/2018 Compounding Pharmacy Owner Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for $10.5 Million Health Care Fraud
03/14/2018 Meridian Nurse Practitioner Pleads Guilty to Obtaining Controlled Substances by Fraud
03/12/2018 Pharmacist and Pharmacy Employee Sentenced for Involvement in Over $30 Million Health Care Fraud
03/12/2018 Champaign, Illinois, Resident Sentenced to One Year in Prison for Producing and Selling Over 80,000 Homemade Tramadol Capsules to Customers without Verifying Prescriptions
03/08/2018 Four Individuals Indicted for Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods
03/06/2018 Monterey Park Woman Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Injecting Foreign Substance into Woman for Buttocks Enhancement
03/02/2018 Woman Sentenced for Injecting Adulterated Liquid Silicone
02/28/2018 Two Doctors Arrested Pursuant to Federal Indictment That Alleges Bogus Sleep Studies Helped 1-800-Get-Thin Fraudulently Bill Insurance Programs Over $250 Million Related to Lap-Band Surgeries
02/27/2018 Former President of Houston-Based Drug Company Convicted in $50 Million Drug Diversion Scheme
02/23/2018 Lake Charles Veterinarian, Pharmacy Sentenced for In-Race Horse Doping Conspiracy
02/21/2018 Pharmacy Tech Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Tampering with Opioids for IV Fluid
02/20/2018 U.S. Attorney Announces 69-count Indictment Charging Owners, Managers and Physicians Associated with Hope Clinic
02/14/2018 Palmer Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Import Prescription Drugs from Pakistan
02/14/2018 Two Indian Citizens and India-based Corporation Sentenced for Conspiring to Smuggle Counterfeit Cigarettes
02/09/2018 Tampa Resident Convicted for Involvement with Tricare Health Care Fraud Scheme
02/08/2018 Queensbury Oncologist and Spouse to Pay $500,000 for Submitting False Claims to Medicare for the Administration of Unapproved Cancer Drugs
02/05/2018 Pennsylvania Firearms Dealer Sentenced To 100 Months Imprisonment
02/05/2018 Three Florida Residents Sentenced for Operating an Illegal Steroid and Counterfeit Prescription Drug Lab
01/31/2018 New England Compounding Center Pharmacist Sentenced for Role in Nationwide Fungal Meningitis Outbreak
01/23/2018 Two Indian Citizens and India-based Corporation Plead Guilty to Conspiring to Smuggle Counterfeit Cigarettes
01/12/2018 Owner of Seafood Company Charged in Atlantic Blue Crab Scam
01/11/2018 Former New Hampshire Pharmacist Pleads Guilty for Tampering with Narcotics at Bedford Pharmacy
12/20/2017 Fitchburg Woman Pleads Guilty to Role in Counterfeit Steroid Conspiracy
12/19/2017 Senior Executives of Medical Drug Repackager Sentenced for Defrauding Healthcare Providers
12/18/2017 Cherry Hill Doctor and Son Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Medicare
12/12/2017 Iserve Technologies, Inc. Pled Guilty in Connection with Guilty Pleas of Former Exec and Manager of Med-Fast Pharmacy Inc.
11/30/2017 Lynn Man Pleads Guilty to Counterfeit Steroid Conspiracy
11/30/2017 Paramedic Sentenced for Stealing Fentanyl from Ambulance Company
11/29/2017 Knoxville Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Defraud the FDA
11/28/2017 Champaign, Illinois, Resident Guilty of Producing and Selling Over 80,000 Homemade Tramadol Capsules to Customers Without Verifying Prescriptions
11/22/2017 Former Pharmacy Compliance Director Pleads Guilty to Introducing Adulterated Drugs into Interstate Commerce and Conspiracy to Defraud the United States
11/21/2017 Williamsville Couple Pleads Guilty
11/20/2017 Vitamin Shop Owner Sentenced for Misbranded Drugs and Controlled Substance Conviction
11/20/2017 ueensbury Oncologist and Office Manager Plead Guilty in Connection with Administering Unapproved Drugs
11/16/2017 Palmer Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Import Prescription Drugs from Pakistan
11/07/2017 Federal Jury Convicts Lake Charles Veterinarian, Pharmacy in Race Horse Doping Conspiracy
11/03/2017 Vero Beach Orthopedic Surgeon Charged in Drug Conspiracy Resulting in Death
11/03/2017 Five Charged in Alleged Opioid Prescription, Healthcare Fraud Scheme
11/01/2017 FDA Supervisor and Local Businessman Charged in Bribery Scheme
11/01/2017 Pair Sentenced on Federal Conspiracy
11/01/2017 New York Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Misbranded Animal Drugs Containing Steroids
10/31/2017 South Korean Maker of Contact Lenses, Company CEO Charged with Smuggling Products into U.S. by Failing to Declare Full Value
10/27/2017 Central Kentucky Pharmacist Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Oxycodone and Money Laundering
10/26/2017 Founder and Owner of Pharmaceutical Company Insys Arrested and Charged with Racketeering
10/25/2017 Five Chinese Citizens and Four Chinese Companies Indicted in Scheme to Sell Mislabeled Dietary Supplements
10/25/2017 Supervisory Pharmacist of New England Compounding Center Convicted of Racketeering Leading to Nationwide Fungal Meningitis Outbreak
10/16/2017 Omak, Washington Nurse Sentenced to Federal Prison for Adulterating and Misbranding Pain Medications
10/04/2017 Med-Fast Pharmacy Inc. and Former Exec Agree to Resolve Criminal and Civil Charges
10/03/2017 [OCI-OIA] Abe Mallik Placed on Five Years Specialized Sex Offender Supervision
10/02/2017 Compounding Pharmacy Owner Charged with $10 Million Health Care Fraud
09/29/2017 Randallstown Woman Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison For Injecting Non-Medical Grade Silicone Into The Bodies Of Victim Customers
09/27/2017 Amerisourcebergen Specialty Group Pleads Guilty to Distributing Misbranded Drugs and is Sentenced to Pay $260 Million to Resolve Criminal Liability
09/26/2017 Houston, Texas Man Sentenced to 40 Months and a $95,000 Fine for Smuggling Korean Human Growth Hormone Drugs to Local Patients and Professional Wrestlers
09/25/2017 U.S. Attorney Charges Pharmacy Tech for Tampering with Opioids
09/25/2017 Pharmacy Manager Pleads Guilty to Illegal Prescription Drug Diversion and Money Laundering
09/25/2017 Millions of Medicines Seized in Largest INTERPOL Operation Against Illicit Online Pharmacies
09/22/2017 Drug Maker Aegerion Agrees to Plead Guilty; Will Pay More Than $35 Million to Resolve Criminal Charges and Civil False Claims Allegations
09/22/2017 oman Admits to Illegally Selling Prescription Drugs Not Approved for Use in the US
09/20/2017 Pair Plead Guilty to Federal Conspiracy Charge
09/20/2017 Registered Nurse Sentenced for Tampering with Fentanyl
09/20/2017 Miami-Dade Resident Sentenced to More Than 4 Years in Prison for Managing a Miami Spa Performing Illicit Silicone Injections
09/12/2017 Former Paramedic Pleads Guilty to Stealing Pain-killing Drugs, Replacing Vials with Water
09/11/2017 Owner of O.C. Pet Products Company Pleads Guilty to Selling Pet Meds without Prescriptions, Some of Which Were Not Approved for U.S. Sale
09/11/2017 Knoxville Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud the FDA
09/11/2017 Three Florida Residents Arrested After Law Enforcement Discover Steroid and Fake Prescription Drug Lab
09/08/2017 Galena Biopharma Inc. to Pay More than $7.55 Million to Resolve Alleged False Claims Related to Opioid Drug
09/06/2017 Bronx Pharmacist Pleads Guilty To Illegally Selling Millions Of Prescription Pills On The Internet And Agrees To Forfeit $9 Million
09/05/2017 New Hampshire Residents Plead Guilty to Conspiracy Involving Misbranded Drugs
08/30/2017 Miami-Dade Resident Sentenced to More Than 6 Years in Prison for Operating a Miami Spa Performing Illicit Silicone Injections
08/30/2017 Two Charged in Federal Court with Smuggling Counterfeit Cigarettes
08/28/2017 Costa Rican Defendant Appears in Federal Court to Face Fraud Charges
08/28/2017 Shrewsbury Man Pleads Guilty to Operating Counterfeit Steroid Scheme
08/07/2017 Notification of Stolen Sterile Prescription Injectable Products
08/01/2017 Radford Nurse Who Tampered with Liquid Morphine Intended for Nursing Home Patients Sentenced in Federal Court
08/01/2017 Two Kansans Sentenced for Operating Multimillion-Dollar Designer Drug Business
07/28/2017 Westerly Resident to Plead Guilty to Trafficking Steroids, Money Laundering Charges
07/28/2017 Tampa Woman Sentenced to Prison For Misbranded Drugs Used in Connection with Buttocks Injection
07/19/2017 Texas Man Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring to Import Prescription Drugs
07/17/2017 Gloucester Woman Pleads Guilty to Her Role in Counterfeit Steroid Trafficking Scheme
07/17/2017 Leader of $17 Million Health Insurance Fraud Scheme Ordered to Prison
07/14/2017 Senior Executives of Medical Drug Re-Packager Plead Guilty to Defrauding Healthcare Providers
07/13/2017 Four Charged in Counterfeit Body Building Steroid Conspiracy
07/06/2017 North Olmsted Man Charged with Selling Misbranded Drugs
06/30/2017 Bath County Man Sentenced For Misbranding Drugs and Obstructing Justice
06/28/2017 Registered Nurse Pleads Guilty to Tampering with Fentanyl
06/28/2017 Former VA Nurse Re-Sentenced for Stealing and Tampering with Patient Medications
06/28/2017 Distributor of Counterfeit Medications Arrested
06/27/2017 Physician and Wife to Pay $1.2 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations That They Billed Medicare and Medicaid for Unapproved Drugs
06/26/2017 Owner of New England Compounding Center Sentenced for Racketeering Leading to Nationwide Fungal Meningitis Outbreak
06/23/2017 Monterey Park Woman Arrested on Federal Charges after Allegedly Injecting Foreign Substances into Woman for Buttocks Enhancement
06/22/2017 Paramedic Pleads Guilty to Removing Liquid Fentanyl from Ambulance
06/22/2017 Pharmacy Owner and Director of Compliance Charged with Defrauding United States and Distributing Adulterated Drugs
06/21/2017 Gardner Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Traffic Counterfeit Steroids
06/21/2017 Counterfeiters Sentenced for Convictions in Nationwide Conspiracy to Distribute Fake 5-Hour Energy Drink
06/16/2017 Leawood Woman Charged With Importing Misbranded Drugs
06/15/2017 Two Kansans Sentenced for Operating Multimillion-Dollar Designer Drug Business
06/15/2017 Gloucester Woman Charged with Conspiracy to Traffic Steroids and Launder Money
06/13/2017 Cherry Hill Doctor and Son Admit Defrauding Medicare, Agree To $1.78 Million Settlement
06/09/2017 Providence Nurse Pleads Guilty to Tampering with Oxycodone
06/08/2017 Houston, Texas Man convicted of Smuggling Korean Human Growth Hormone Drugs to Local Patients and Professional Wrestlers
05/31/2017 Drug Trafficking Organization Faces Indictment For Involvment In Manufacturing Fake Prescriptions Drugs With Fentanyl
05/31/2017 Men Sentenced to Combined 60 Years for Selling Spice in Hampton Roads
05/26/2017 Florida Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison for Causing the Death of One Victim and Hospitalization of Others by Injecting them With Liquid Silicone
05/23/2017 Citizen of Pakistan and United Kingdom Sentenced For International Wire Fraud Scheme That Sold False Cures For Multiple Illnesses
05/17/2017 Gardner Man Charged with Conspiracy to Traffic Counterfeit Steroids
05/15/2017 Printing and Packaging Business Owner Convicted of Trafficking in Counterfeit Veterinary Labels
05/15/2017 Vitamin Shop Owner Guilty of Selling Misbranded Drugs and Controlled Substance
04/19/2017 Radford Nurse, Who Tampered with Liquid Morphine Intended for Nursing Home Patients, Pleads Guilty
04/18/2017 SCM True Air Technologies, of Ohio and Kentucky, and Its Former Company President – Guilty of Delivering Misbranded Medical Devices from Unregistered Facilities to a Georgia V.A. Medical Center and Obstructing an FDA Investigation into their Conduct
04/12/2017 Former Medical Product Distributor Charged with False Statements about Hormone Shipments
04/12/2017 Owners of Two Los Angeles-Area Drug Wholesale Companies Arrested in $20 Million Federal ‘Structuring’ Conspiracy
04/12/2017 Six Charged with Trafficking Counterfeit Steroids
04/05/2017 Worcester Nurse Sentenced for Drug Tampering
04/03/2017 Printing and Packaging CEO Pleads Guilty to Trafficking in Counterfeit Labels and Packaging
03/30/2017 Lincoln Mother and Son Convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Misbranded Substances, Drug Paraphernalia, and Related Financial Crimes
03/28/2017 Oakland Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Conspiracy to Manufacture Counterfeit Drugs
03/28/2017 Former Atlantic County, New Jersey, Man Charged with Smuggling and Dispensing Misbranded Drugs
03/28/2017 3 Canadians and their Vancouver Company Charged with Conspiring to Sell Foreign-Made Drugs to Western Pennsylvania Pharmacists
03/22/2017 Owner of New England Compounding Center Convicted of Racketeering Leading to Nationwide Fungal Meningitis Outbreak
03/22/2017 Diamond Bar Man Pleads Guilty to Smuggling ED Drugs that Were Sold as ‘Herbal Enhancement’ Products without Prescriptions
03/14/2017 Woman Admits to Causing the Death of Another Person by Injecting Her with Liquid Silicone
03/13/2017 Vice-President of SK Labs Found Guilty of Conspiracy, Mail Fraud Charges
03/09/2017 Internet Business Owner Indicted for Selling Non-FDA Approved and Misbranded Versions of Botox and Juvederm Related Products
03/02/2017 Bath County Man Convicted of Obstructing Justice and Selling Misbranded Products
02/16/2017 Oncology Practice, Doctor and Practice Manager Pay $1.7 Million to Resolve Allegations They Billed Medicare for Illegally Imported Drugs
02/16/2017 Atlanta Man Convicted of Illegally Importing and Distributing Male Enhancement Products from China
02/15/2017 Hampton-Based Spice Dealer Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison
02/14/2017 Two Miami-Dade Women Charged in Connection with Their Operation of a Spa Performing Illicit Silicone Injections
02/07/2017 Randallstown Woman Pleads Guilty to Injecting Non-Medical Grade Silicone into the Bodies of Victim Customers
02/06/2017 Arizona Man Sentenced for Trafficking in Pet Products with Counterfeit Labels
01/18/2017 Owner of Major Online Colored Contact Lens Business Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison in Largest-Ever Scheme to Import and Sell Counterfeit and Misbranded Contact Lenses Prosecuted in the United States
01/17/2017 Tampa-Area Medical Device Salesman Guilty of Selling Expired Lap-Band Devices
01/13/2017 Two Louisiana Men Sentenced for Roles in On-line Pharmacy Scheme
01/13/2017 Paramedic Pleads Guilty to Tampering with Drugs
01/12/2017 Baxter Healthcare Corporation to Pay More than $18 Million to Resolve Criminal and Civil Liability Relating to Sterile Products
01/11/2017 Worcester Nurse Pleads Guilty to Drug Tampering
01/03/2017 Notification of Stolen Reckitt Benckiser Retail, Non-Prescription, Consumer Healthcare Products
12/27/2016 Providence Nurse Charged in Connection with Tampering with Oxycodone
12/20/2016 New England Compounding Center’s National Sales Director Pleads Guilty
12/19/2016 New York Man Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Term for Selling Unsafe Dietary Supplements Online
12/13/2016 Tampa Resident Indicted for Involvement with Tricare Health Care Fraud Scheme
12/13/2016 Conagra Subsidiary Sentenced in Connection with Outbreak of Salmonella Poisoning Related to Peanut Butter
12/13/2016 O.C. Man Charged with Selling Pet Meds Without a Prescription, Some of Which Were Not Approved for Distribution in the United States
12/09/2016 Carroll County Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Conspiracy Charge
12/09/2016 Two South Florida Residents Charged with Conspiring to Misbrand and Sell Expired Gastric Banding Systems
12/08/2016 Pharmaceutical Executives Charged in Racketeering Scheme
12/07/2016 GNC Enters Into Agreement with Department of Justice to Improve Its Practices and Keep Potentially Illegal Dietary Supplements Out of the Marketplace
12/06/2016 Two Sentenced for Trafficking in Counterfeit Viagra and Cialis
12/05/2016 Medical Device Saleswoman Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Charges Relating to the Transport of Stolen Medical Devices and Money Laundering
12/02/2016 Former Police Officer Sentenced in White Plains Federal Court to 8 Years in Prison for Selling Date Rape Drug
12/02/2016 Woman Arrested For Injecting Adulterated Liquid Silicone
11/29/2016 Eight Defendants Convicted For Conspiracy to Manufacture and Distribute Counterfeit 5-Hour Energy Drink
11/28/2016 Iowa Cancer Clinic and Oncologist to Pay More Than $176,000 To Settle False Claims Act Allegations They Recklessly Billed for Cancer Drugs That Were Unapproved, Misbranded, or Counterfeit and Improperly Upcoded Office Visit Claims
11/18/2016 Palm Harbor Oncologist Convicted Of Buying Unapproved Cancer Medications From Foreign Sources And Defrauding Medicare
11/15/2016 Miami-Dade Resident Sentenced to Fifteen Months in Prison for Distributing Contaminated Cheese
11/10/2016 Nurse Who Operated Spa in Laguna Niguel Agrees to Plead Guilty to Illegally Dispensing Botox Not Approved for Use in United States
11/07/2016 Medical Device Maker Biocompatibles Pleads Guilty to Misbranding and Agrees to Pay $36 Million to Resolve Criminal Liability and False Claims Act Allegations
11/04/2016 Two Pakistani Nationals Sentenced for Conspiring to Illegally Ship Pharmaceuticals into the United States
11/04/2016 University Hospital Nurse Arrested Following Grand Jury Indictment for Illegally Obtaining and Tampering with Fentanyl and Hydomorphone
10/12/2016 Colombian National Charged for Unlawfully Injecting Silicone into Victims Bodies
10/11/2016 Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Manufacturing, Distributing Performance Enhancing Drugs
10/11/2016 Foreign National Pleads Guilty To International Wire Fraud Scheme
09/29/2016 New York Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Illegally Manufacture Designer Steroids
09/22/2016 Hoover Man Charged for Marketing Misbranded Male Enhancement Drugs from China
09/22/2016 Hoover Man Charged for Marketing Misbranded Male Enhancement Drugs from China
09/09/2016 Owner of Major Online Colored Contact Lens Business Pleads Guilty in Largest-Ever Investigation of Counterfeit and Misbranded Contact Lenses in the United States
09/09/2016 Medical Device Saleswoman Convicted on Charges of Conspiring to Transport Stolen Medical Devices in Interstate Commerce, Money Laundering and Other Charges
08/19/2016 North Carolina Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Federal Prison for Providing Silicone Buttocks Injections Resulting in the Death of a Client
08/19/2016 Pharmacy Owner and Medical Doctor Charged in an Internet Scheme to Dispense Medications to Customers without Valid Prescriptions
08/15/2016 Second Trafficker Convicted of Distributing Dangerous Counterfeit Viagra and Cialis
08/02/2016 Colombian National Charged for Unlawfully Injecting Silicone into Victims' Bodies
07/29/2016 Majority Owner of NECC and Husband Plead Guilty to Illegal Cash Withdrawals Following Outbreak
07/25/2016 Three Charged with Manufacturing, Distributing Performance Enhancing Drugs
07/22/2016 Medical Device Manufacturer Acclarent Inc. to Pay $18 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations
07/20/2016 Former Acclarent, Inc. Executives Convicted of Crimes Related to the Sale of Medical Devices
07/18/2016 Cincinnati Man Sentenced for Illegally Importing Drugs into U.S.
07/07/2016 Johnston Resident Charged with Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering
07/06/2016 New Jersey Medical Device Manufacturer Admits Selling Contaminated Ultrasound Gel; Court Orders Permanent Injunction
07/01/2016 New Hampshire Couple Indicted On Two Counts Of Illegal Distribution Of Prescription Drugs
06/27/2016 Hampton-Based Spice Retailer and Wholesaler Pleads Guilty
06/22/2016 Former Nurse Sentenced to 82 Months for Stealing and Tampering with Patient Medications
06/21/2016 Two Pharmacists Sentenced to Prison for Adulteration of Drugs in Connection with Alabama-Based Compounding Pharmacy
06/20/2016 R.I. Businessman Pleads Guilty to Running International Scheme to Label and Sell Misbranded Drugs
06/06/2016 Pharmaceutical Companies To Pay $67 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Relating To Tarceva
06/02/2016 Additional Criminal Charges Brought Against Indicted Penn National Horse Trainer
06/02/2016 President of Pharmaceutical Companies Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for Long-Running Scheme to Sell Misbranded and Unapproved Chemotherapy and Other Prescription Drugs
05/31/2016 Worcester Nurse Indicted on Federal Drug Tampering Charges
05/27/2016 North Carolina Man Admits Receiving and Selling Misbranded Silicone for Buttocks Injections Resulting in the Death of a Client
05/26/2016 Owner of “The Wholesale Source” Convicted for Selling Unsafe Dietary Supplements Online
05/18/2016 Woman Charged with Illegally Administering Silicone Injections
05/13/2016 Two Key Players in Illegal Online Pharmacy Scheme Sentenced to Prison
05/12/2016 Windsor Mill Woman Indicted for Allegedly Injecting Non-Medical Grade Silicone into the Bodies of Victim Customers
05/09/2016 Owner of Bodybuilding Drug Companies Sentenced for Selling Misbranded Drugs
05/09/2016 Lodi Oncologist and Office Administrator Pay $300,000 to Settle False Claims Act Allegations
05/09/2016 California Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Unapproved Drug in Rhode Island
05/05/2016 Florida Man Sentenced To Prison For Illegal Diet Pill Scheme
05/04/2016 Former Buffalo Nurse Sentenced For Stealing Pain Medications Intended For Patients From Local Hospital
05/03/2016 Gainesville Physician Convicted of 162 Counts of Health Care Fraud
04/29/2016 Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Arrest Of Black Market Distributor Of Diverted HIV Medications Worth Approximately $4 Million
04/28/2016 Jury Convicts Former Police Officer For Selling Date Rape Drug
04/20/2016 Norfolk Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Distributing Insulin
04/07/2016 Former Nurse Sentenced for Stealing Narcotics from Hospital
04/04/2016 Former Carlsbad Resident Jailed for Sale of Unapproved “Energy Wave” Medical Devices
03/23/2016 Federal Jury Convicts Destrehan Woman in Scheme to Sell Illegal and Mislabelled Diet Pills
03/23/2016 Detroit-Area Physician Sentenced to 45 Months in Prison for Role in $5.7 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme
03/18/2016 Bookkeeper for Online Pharmacy Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Money Laundering
03/08/2016 Cincinnati Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Importing Drugs into U.S.
03/07/2016 Tehachapi Doctor Sentenced to 6 Months in Prison for Defrauding Patients and Insurers by Implanting Unapproved IUDs
03/04/2016 Mumbai, India, Man Sentenced on Misbranding Charge
03/04/2016 First of Seven Defendants Who Operated Illegal Online Pharmacy Sentenced to Prison
03/01/2016 Principal of Dietary Ingredient Companies Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar Fraud and Meth Precursor Scheme
02/26/2016 Florence Man Sentenced for Smuggling and Distributing Prescription Drugs
02/24/2016 Former VA Nurse Pleads Guilty To Stealing Controlled Substance From Hospital Syringes
02/17/2016 Two Men Sentenced For Involvement in Scheme to Distribute Misbranded Drugs
02/17/2016 United States And Vermont Doctor Resolve Matter Involving Non-FDA Approved Drugs And False Claims
02/17/2016 Danville Man Pleads Guilty to Manufacturing and Distributing Illegal Dietary Supplements
02/16/2016 Swedish Medical Center Surgical Tech/Technologist Indicted by Federal Grand Jury in Denver on Charges of Tampering with a Consumer Product and Obtaining a Controlled Substance by Deceit
02/10/2016 Owner of Cancer Treatment Clinic Convicted of Providing Fraudulent Medical Treatments to Patients
02/10/2016 Las Vegas Resident Indicted For Running Counterfeit and Misbranded Contact Lens Operation
02/01/2016 Pakistani Man Makes Appearance in U.S. District Court in Denver Following Indictment and Arrest for Sale and Distribution of New, Misbranded and Counterfeit Prescription Drugs
02/01/2016 Worcester Nurse Sentenced for Stealing Oxycodone from Patients
01/28/2016 Federal Criminal Charges Filed Against Two Pharmacists for Adulteration of Drugs in Connection with Alabama-Based Compounding Pharmacy
01/22/2016 Counterfeit Cigarette Smuggler Receives Jail Sentence
01/20/2016 Businessman Sentenced for Marketing and Selling Unapproved Remedies for Cancer
01/07/2016 Former Nurse Pleads Guilty to Stealing Narcotics from Hospital
01/05/2016 Two Defendants Sentenced to Prison in Conspiracy to Distribute Over $6.6 Million in Contraband Cigarettes
11/02/2015 Owner of Bodybuilding Drug Companies Admits to Selling Misbranded Drugs