LAS VEGAS – A Las Vegas man who operated an illegal drug trafficking organization that transported prescription drugs from Las Vegas to Anchorage, Homer, Kenai, Soldotna and Wasilla, Alaska, and laundered more than $1 million through bank accounts in Las Vegas, was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for his guilty pleas to conspiracy, drug and money laundering charges.
A Las Vegas man accused of illegally transporting prescription painkillers to Alaska faces 15 years in prison.
The U.S. Attorney in Nevada says 28-year-old Nicholas Ghafouria pleaded guilty to money laundering, conspiracy and criminal forfeiture charges on Monday. He agreed to spend 15 years in prison, but will be officially sentenced in January.
Prosecutors say he’s also being ordered to turn over about (more…)