Father and Sons Charged in Miami Federal Court with Selling Toxic Bleach as Fake “Miracle” Cure for Covid-19 and Violating Court Orders

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeSouthern District of Florida FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, July 8, 2020 Defendants Allegedly Attempted to Avoid Government Regulation by Selling Products Through a Company They Deceptively Named Genesis II Church Miami, Fl. – Federal prosecutors in Miami have charged four Florida residents who allegedly marketed “Miracle Mineral Solution,” a toxic bleach, as a…

Three Michigan Men Indicted for Distribution of THC Vape Cartridges

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeNorthern District of Ohio FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, July 2, 2020 CLEVELAND, Ohio – A federal grand jury sitting in Cleveland, Ohio has returned a two-count indictment charging Artyom Garber, age 33, Paul Queenan, age 64 and John Botsford, age 62, all of Michigan with conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute…

Eastern Iowa Nurse Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stealing Patient’s Pain Medication

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeNorthern District of Iowa FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, June 26, 2020 Took Pain Meds from an Unconscious Patient’s IV An intensive care unit nurse who stole fentanyl and morphine, both pain medications, from an unconscious patient by withdrawing the drugs from his IV line while he was in the hospital’s intensive care unit in…

Former Norfolk Doctor Sentenced for Role in Internet Pharmacy Organization

U.S. Department of Justice FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, June 19, 2020 A former Norfolk physician has been sentenced for his role in a long-running Internet pharmacy operation, the Department of Justice announced. U.S. District Judge Robert G. Doumar sentenced Lawrence B. Ryan, 48, to 10 months’ incarceration and ordered him to forfeit $316,153, which constitutes the proceeds…

Owner and Operator of Tennessee Drug Screening Lab Plead Guilty to Health Care Fraud

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeWestern District of Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, June 24, 2020 Michael and Regan Dube to Pay More than $9 million ABINGDON, VIRGINIA – Michael Norman Dube, 59, who operated American Toxicology Labs, pleaded guilty today in the Western District of Virginia to health care fraud charges. Dube’s wife, Regan Gran Dube, 40, also…

Registered Nurse Charged with Drug Diversion

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, June 15, 2020 BOSTON – A Dighton registered nurse was charged today in federal court in Boston with drug tampering. Marietta Strickland, 61, was charged by information with one count of tampering with a consumer product, specifically the Schedule II controlled substance oxycodone, which is used…

Registered Nurse Pleads Guilty to Drug Diversion Charge

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, June 15, 2020 BOSTON – A Haverhill nurse pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to tampering with patients’ morphine. Brianna Duffy, 32, pleaded guilty to one count of tampering with a consumer product and one count of acquiring a controlled substance by fraud or…