A Lutz doctor, arrested in a federal narcotic sweep in 2011, has been sentenced to 17 years in federal prison for distributing 50,000 oxycodone pills.
A federal jury found Ihab “Steve” Barsoum, 42, guilty Aug. 21 of one count of conspiracy to distribute oxycodone outside the course of professional practice and not for a legitimate medical purpose, and five counts of distributing (more…)
- Staff Tampa Bay Business Journal
Pharmacist Ihab “Steve” Barsoum was sentenced to 17 years in federal prison for illegally distributing more than 50,000 oxycodone pills without a legitimate medical purpose and outside the usual course of professional practice.
Barsoum was involved in a conspiracy starting in 2007 in which he dispensed oxycodone to customers passing fraudulent prescriptions and sometimes to customers who had (more…)
NEWARK — An Irvington man who worked a pharmaceutical production facility in Elizabeth that makes oxycodone pills allegedly stole more than 8,591 of the prescription pills while on the job and intended to sell them, according to a complaint filed last week by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration.
Edwin Hernandez, 48, was arrested this morning on charges of possession and distribution of (more…)