Lebanon County Man Charged with Trafficking Counterfeit Drugs

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeMiddle District of Pennsylvania FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, August 10, 2020 HARRISBURG-The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Stefan Knoche, age 55, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, was charged by Criminal Information with trafficking in counterfeit drugs. According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, the information alleges that…

Georgia Man and His Company Charged with Selling Misbranded Drug Advertised to Treat COVID-19

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeSouthern District of Georgia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, August 10, 2020 Product falsely touted as drastically lowering risks of infection SAVANNAH, GA:  A Georgia man and his company have been charged with violating the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) by selling a drug claiming to treat COVID-19. Matthew Ryncarz, and his…

Eight Charged in Scheme to Defraud FDA and Falsify Records Used in Clinical Research Trials

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeNorthern District of Ohio FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, July 31, 2020 United States Attorney Justin Herdman announced today that a federal grand jury sitting in Cleveland has returned a 19-count indictment charging Amie Demming, age 44, of Strongsville, Ohio; John Panuto, age 60, of Avon Lake, Ohio; Debra Adamson, age 67, of Spring…

Utah Man Posing as Medical Doctor to Sell Baseless Coronavirus Cure Indicted on Fraud Charges

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of Utah FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, July 28, 2020 Company Formerly Associated with Defendant Agrees to Plead Guilty to Distributing Misbranded Drug Products and to Stop Marketing Silver Products as Coronavirus Treatment SALT LAKE CITY – Utah resident Gordon H. Pedersen has been indicted for posing as a medical doctor to sell…

Indivior Solutions Pleads Guilty to Felony Charge and Indivior Entities Agree to Pay $600 Million to Resolve Criminal and Civil Investigations as Part of DOJ’s Largest Opioid Resolution

Department of Justice FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, July 24, 2020 Resolutions Follow CEO Guilty Plea and $1.4 Billion Settlement with Former Corporate Parent Indivior Solutions today pleaded guilty to a one-count felony information and, together with its parent companies Indivior Inc. and Indivior plc, agreed to pay a total of $600 million to resolve criminal and civil liability…

New York Woman Sentenced for Selling Abortion-Inducing Pills Illegally Smuggled Into US

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeWestern District of Wisconsin FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, July 10, 2020 MADISON, WIS. – Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Ursula Wing, 42, New York City, New York, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge James D. Peterson to a two-year term of probation,…

Darknet Vendor and Pharmacist Plead Guilty to Firebomb Attack Plot

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeEastern District of Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, July 10, 2020 ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Maryland Darknet vendor and a Nebraska pharmacist pleaded guilty today to charges related to a conspiracy to use explosives to firebomb and destroy a competitor pharmacy. According to court documents, from August 2019 through April 2020, Hyrum T….