Long Island Doctor Convicted Of Illegal Distribution Of Oxycodone That Led To Overdose Death Of Two Patients

New York – A federal jury in Central Islip today, following five weeks of trial, convicted Dr. Michael Belfiore of two counts of illegal distribution of oxycodone causing the deaths of two... Read more »

Nantucket Cottage Hospital Agrees To Pay $50K To Resolve Allegations Of Improper Handling Of Controlled Substances

Boston, Massachusetts – The U.S. Attorney’s Office reached a $50,000 civil settlement today with Nantucket Cottage Hospital (NCH) in connection with the improper recordkeeping of Schedule II controlled substances by its pharmacy... Read more »
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Former Georgia Medical Examiner And 7 Others Facing Charges Related To Illegal Distribution Of Opioids

Atlanta, Georgia – Dr. Joseph L. Burton, a former county medical examiner and forensic pathologist, has been indicted along with seven other individuals by a federal grand jury on charges of illegal distribution... Read more »

Yuba City Cardiologist Gets 4-Year Prison Sentence For Illegal Prescription Practice

Sacramento, California – A former licensed physician, Nicholas J. Capos Jr., 67, of Yuba City, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Morrison C. England Jr. to four years and four months... Read more »

Man Pleads Guilty To International Money Laundering In Manhattan Federal Court

Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim announced Monday a man who led an international money laundering business pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court. Jesus Rodriguez-Jimenez worked with Central America and Mexico drug... Read more »

D.C. Nurse Practitioner Guilty Of Money Laundering, Illegally Distributing Opioids

A jury found a licensed nurse practitioner based in Southeast Washington guilty of 42 federal charges in the courtroom of the Honorable Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on August 10. Forty-six-year-old Ivan Lamont Robinson of... Read more »

Two Maryland Physicians Indicted On Drug Charges After Illegally Prescribing Controlled Substance

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced the arrests of two Baltimore-area physicians Thursday for allegedly operating “pill mills.” The physicians allegedly introduced a quarter-million doses of unlawfully prescribed controlled substances to... Read more »

11 People Charged In Connection With DEA Investigation, Heroin Was Packaged In Luxury Apartment In Locust Point

Inside a McHenry Row apartment in Locust Point, Eric Adams packed heroin into plastic bags and sealed it, while the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) watched through a closed circuit feed. In... Read more »

90 Pounds Of Heroin Was Seized During A Routine Traffic Stop Related To An Ongoing Investigation

On Thursday, the Baltimore-area Drug Enforcement Administration pulled over a vehicle traveling on I-95 and ended up seizing over 90 pounds of heroin, according to court records. Special Agent Todd Edwards estimated... Read more »

Drug Enforcement Administration Raids And Closes Baltimore Pain Clinic

At 9 a.m. on Tuesday, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and local law enforcement raided a pain clinic in North Baltimore. The raid pushed health officials to alert Baltimore medical providers,... Read more »