Leader of Mexican drug company sentenced for selling oxycodone – fox5sandiego.com

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…)

Fake Oxycodone Seized at US-Mexican Border – Pain News Network

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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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Doctor charged with selling Oxycodone prescriptions – KUSI

A doctor was arrested and charged in San Diego Tuesday with selling prescriptions for thousands of Oxycodone pills and other highly addictive painkillers without any legitimate medical purpose.

A complaint filed in U.S. District Court in San Diego alleges Dr. William Joseph Watson accepted thousands of dollars in cash or luxury items, such as designer handbags, jewelry and fine wines, in exchange (more…)