A woman from Nogales, Sonora, Mexico was sentenced to three years in prison for her role in distribution of oxycodone pills along the Arizona border with Mexico, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a press release.
Ma de Lourdes Casas-Franco, 45, worked at a pharmacy in Mexico called Sonora’s Desert Pharmacy from June 2010 through July 2011. During the time, she (more…)
SAN DIEGO — The leader of a Mexican-based pharmaceutical drug distribution organization was sentenced Monday to 10 years and 1 month in prison by a U.S. District Court Judge in San Diego.
Eduardo Pena, 43, was sentenced for distributing more than $700,000 worth of oxycodone, according to acting U.S. Attorney Alana W. Robinson.
The sentence stemmed from a plea agreement in which Pena admitted (more…)
|family:arial,sans-serif”>Fake Oxycodone Seized at US-Mexican Border
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“This investigation involves the first interdiction of counterfeit oxycodone pills containing fentanyl that were smuggled from Mexico into the U.S. at the local ports of entry,” said Dave Shaw, special agent in charge for Homeland Security in San Diego.
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