Sales Rep To Serve 70 Months For $13M Oxycodone Scheme – Law360 (subscription)

Law360, New York (March 24, 2017, 8:00 PM EDT) — A Florida federal judge on Friday sentenced a former pharmaceutical salesman to nearly six years in prison for participating in a $13 million money laundering scheme involving more than two million oxycodone pills, which helped secure a steady supply for pain clinics by falsely telling wholesalers that they weren’t (more…)

Pharmacist involved in oxycodone trafficking gets jail – Denver Post

A pharmacist involved in an oxycodone drug trafficking-ring has been sentenced to jail for his part in the crime.

Jeffrey Clawson was sentenced Friday to 15 years in Adams County jail, according to a news release from the Colorado Attorney General’s office.

Clawson was one of 15 people involved in fraudulently acquiring, diverting and distributing large amounts of oxycodone in the Denver-metro area (more…)

15 Charged in Colorado for Oxycodone Ring – Yahoo! News (blog)

The Colorado Attorney General’s Office announced on Thursday that it has charged 15 individuals of operating a prescription drug ring that involved fraudulently acquiring, diverting and distributing large amounts of oxycodone in the Denver metro area and in Oklahoma. Here are the details.

* Oxycodone is a Schedule II Controlled Substance which is highly addictive, according to Colorado Attorney General John Suthers. (more…)