• 7 People Charged in Opioid Trafficking Scheme That Left 700 People Dead

    7 monthes ago - By Time

    Two people in Italy and five U.S. residents have been charged in a fraud and drug trafficking conspiracy to distribute opioids in Florida and Tennessee, leading to hundreds of deaths, federal prosecutors said Friday.
    The indictments were unsealed by federal officials Friday in Knoxville but handed down earlier. They allege the defendants were involved in a widespread scheme to operate “pill mills” in the U.S.
    Prosecutors say defendants ran the Urgent Care & Surgery Center Enterprise, which distributed enough oxycodone, oxymorphone and morphine to generate clinic revenue of at least $21...
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  • 5 in US, 2 in Italy charged with running opioid pill “mills”

    7 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Federal prosecutors say two people in Italy and five U.S. residents have been charged in a fraud and drug trafficking conspiracy to distribute opioids in Florida and Tennessee, leading to hundreds of deaths. The indictments were unsealed by federal officials Friday in Knoxville but handed down earlier this month. They allege...
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