Federal Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order against Fort Davis Businessman Offering Fraudulent Coronavirus Cures/Treatments

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeWestern District of Texas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, June 2, 2020 Today, federal authorities served a civil injunction against 73-year-old Fort Davis resident Marc “White Eagle” Travalino in an effort to combat alleged fraud related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, announced Assistant Attorney General Jody Hunt of the Department of Justice’s Civil Division;…

Meds2Go Express Pharmacy, Inc. Sentenced for Role in Drug Diversion Scheme

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeSouthern District of West Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, June 2, 2020 Pharmacy Shut Down and Ordered to Pay $250,000 in Community Restitution and Forfeiture CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Meds2Go Express Pharmacy, Inc. (Meds2Go), a pharmacy located in Alum Creek in Lincoln County, was sentenced for money laundering, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. The…

Charles City Nurse Anesthetist Sentenced to Nearly Three Years in Federal Prison for Drug Tampering and Diversion Scheme

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeNorthern District of Iowa FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, May 29, 2020 Replaced Dozens of Vials of Fentanyl with Saline in a Hospital’s Surgery and Birthing Centers A Charles City nurse anesthetist who secretly tampered with vials of fentanyl in a hospital’s surgery and birthing centers was sentenced today to nearly three years in…

Akron Man Indicted for Possession with Intent to Distribute THC Vape Cartridges and Illegal Firearm Possession

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeNorthern District of Ohio FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, May 21, 2020 The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio announced today that a federal grand jury in Cleveland returned a three-count indictment charging Justin Michl, age 23, of Akron with intent to distribute Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), possession of firearms in furtherance of…

Akron Man Indicted for Possession with Intent to Distribute THC Vape Cartridges and Illegal Fireman Possession

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeNorthern District of Ohio FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, May 21, 2020 The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio announced today that a federal grand jury in Cleveland returned a three-count indictment charging Justin Michl, age 23, of Akron with intent to distribute Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), possession of firearms in furtherance of…

Gresham Man Charged with Smuggling and Importing Misbranded Chloroquine from China for Attempted Resale

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of Oregon FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, May 11, 2020 PORTLAND, Ore.—U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams announced today that a Gresham, Oregon man has been charged with illegally purchasing, importing, and offering for sale chloroquine, the active pharmaceutical ingredient in prescription drugs used to treat malaria. Matthew Owens, 42, has been charged by…

Pair Sentenced for Conspiring to Defraud the Food and Drug Administration

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeWestern District of Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, May 7, 2020 Harrisonburg, Va. – A pair of former business partners who operated multiple websites selling drugs and other products to the bodybuilding community, were sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Harrisonburg on federal conspiracy charges. United States Attorney Thomas T. Cullen and…

Mingo County Pharmacy to Pay Civil Monetary Penalties to Resolve Alleged Violations of the Controlled Substances Act

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeSouthern District of West Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, May 6, 2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Adkins Pharmacy, Inc. (“API”), a pharmacy located in Mingo County, has agreed to pay civil monetary penalties to resolve allegations that the pharmacy violated the Controlled Substances Act by filling illegitimate prescriptions, United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced…

Blue Bell Creameries Agrees to Plead Guilty and Pay $19.35 Million for Ice Cream Listeria Contamination – Former Company President Charged

Department of JusticeFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, May 1, 2020 Texas-based ice cream manufacturer Blue Bell Creameries L.P. agreed to plead guilty to charges it shipped contaminated products linked to a 2015 listeriosis outbreak, and the company’s former president was charged in connection with a scheme to cover up the incident, the Justice Department announced today. In a…

Animal Health International Sentenced on Federal Misbranding Charge

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeWestern District of Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, May 4, 2020 ABINGDON, Va. – Animal Health International Inc. (AHI), a Colorado corporation that obtains prescription drugs for animals from manufacturers for further distribution to veterinarians, farms, feedlots, and other facilities, was sentenced today, through its corporate counsel, in U.S. District Court after previously pleading…