Leesburg man accused of selling oxycodone that killed 20-year-old – Washington Post

A Leesburg man who allegedly dealt oxycodone pills to Loudoun County teenagers for years has been charged with conspiracy in the death of a reputed customer who overdosed from an injection of the addictive painkiller.

George Washington Crane V, 47, was arrested Friday in Leesburg. Federal prosecutors allege that he dealt oxycodone in Loudoun from 2006 to 2012 and that he engaged (more…)

Lutz pharmacist sentenced in oxycodone case – Northwest News and Tribune

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…)

Lutz pharmacist sentenced to prison for oxycodone distribution – Tampa Bay Business…

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…)