Member Of Scam That Amassed 80000 Oxycodone Sentenced – Hartford Courant

Authorities say a key member of a years-long oxycodone scam that amassed 80,000 pills through hundreds of fake prescriptions was sentenced Tuesday to more than eight years in federal prison.

Brian Page, 43, of Guilford, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute oxycodone in 2015, the U.S. Attorney’s office said.

Federal investigators began probing the extensive prescription opioid scheme operating (more…)

Waterbury Man Who Sold 45000 Oxycodone Pills Pleads Guilty – Hartford Courant

A Waterbury man pleaded guilty to federal oxycodone distribution charges on Wednesday, the U.S. attorney’s office said.

Harry Duren, 74, pleaded guilty in federal court in New Haven to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distributing oxycodone.

According to court documents and statements made in court, Duren obtained prescriptions for medications that contained oxycodone from doctors in (more…)

Oxycodone dealer sentenced in 80000 pill Medicare scheme – CT Post

A New Haven drug dealer was sentenced Tuesday in his role in a criminal ring that obtained more than 80,000 oxycodone pills, largely through government-funded prescription drug plans.

Alejandro “Pun” Prosper, 36, of New Haven, was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison for his role in the scheme, which included purchasing pills from middlemen and selling them directly to consumers, according to (more…)